Environment & Sustainability

Soil Atlas: Facts and figures about earth, land and fields

Published: 12 January 2015

Through misuse, we lose 24 billion tonnes of fertile soil every year. For the International Year of Soils in 2015, this Atlas shows, why the soil should concern us all. Jointly published by the Heinrich Böll Foundation and the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2014

Published: 29 December 2014

“What will be the impact of the Fukushima nuclear accident on the global nuclear industry?” This is a question been asked many times since March 11, 2011. The answer is, of course, “no one really knows.” Nonetheless, it is an unavoidable question that needs to be explored. More than three years later, we hear both positive and negative views on the future of nuclear industry. But, many of those voices are mostly based on “wishful thinking” and not necessarily the result of detailed analysis of the current situation. Without deeper understanding of what happened in the past and of what is happening now, a wise decision for the future action cannot be made. The World Nuclear Industry Status Report (WNISR) 2014 is a perfect reference for that purpose.

Economics of Tomorrow - A Green New Deal for Israel

Published: 29 July 2014

The Heinrich Böll Foundation Israel, Life & Environment and the Forum for Economics of Tomorrow proudly present the study "Economics of Tomorrow - Green Policy for Economic Resilience". A comprehensive and holistic program to create a sustainable economy, achieve social justice and combat climate change in Israel. This Hebrew document includes executive summaries in English and Arabic.

 

For a Just Economy, Israel Must Adopt 'Green New Deal'

Published: 29 July 2014

Former MK Mossi Raz and current Chairperson of Life & Environment, provides an analysis of the new Israeli budget just pushed and passed by Yesh Atid and offers a new economic model that suggests real solutions for the three-fold crisis we are in - financial, social and environmental. The Israeli model, called Economics of Tomorrow could be the building blocks of a more sustainable economic strategy for the future than Yesh Atid's (There is a Future) current vision.

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