Agriculture is the cultivation of plants and animals for a variety of purposes including food, fuel, and medication. We can greatly enhance our landscape, impact environment, and expand knowledge base with responsible practices surrounding agriculture. Find News and Information on these topics here.
Education and problem-solving benefit from the increasing use of hackathons, which are multi-day collaborative coding events. Popular among students, hackathons also have been put to use to tackle big data and sustainability.
“Hackathons” represent a growing trend in both education and problem-solving.
Climate change entails significant social impact not least of which is induced by changes in the global water cycle: more precipitation here, less there, more droughts in dry areas, more floods in wet areas, melting glaciers, rising sea levels, changes in cloud cover, etc… Another side-effect is also apparent: a… Read More +
Wildfires are a common occurrence in mainland Portugal, not only during summer months, when the conditions are historically more fire prone, but also during other seasons when temperature rises and rainfall is lower than normal. Several attempts have been made to assess and model wildfire hazards, and it is… Read More +
By Brad Allenby1
At the beginning of 2009, incoming IEEE President John Vig announced his President's Sustainability Initiative, or PSI, intended to begin the process of institutionalizing sustainability as a major focus… Read More +