This image gives the reader some basic information about Engineers Without Borders, an organization with active chapters all over the world. EWB employs engineers to design and implement sustainable projects in developing countries. There are chapters at both the university and professional levels.
Money will be invested in building transport systems that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions
The world's biggest development banks have made a fundamental investment shift from roads to public transport, under a $175bn (£111bn) initiative to promote buses, trains and cycle lanes that was unveiled on Wednesday at the Rio+20 Earth summit.
An eminent UK engineer is suggesting building cloud-whitening towers in the Faroe Islands as a "technical fix" for warming across the Arctic.Scientists told UK MPs this week that the possibility of a major methane release triggered by melting Arctic ice constitutes a "planetary emergency." The Arctic could be sea-ice free each September within a few years.
OECD report says pollution will become biggest cause of premature death, killing an estimated 3.6 million people a year by 2050
Urban air pollution is set to become the biggest environmental cause of premature death in the coming decades, overtaking even such mass killers as poor sanitation and a lack of clean drinking water, according to a new report.
With global efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions stalled, the United States and five other countries are starting a new program to cut other pollutants — including methane, soot and hydrofluorocarbons — that contribute to global warming.