Sustainability in digital technology

JD3D’s impact on Sustainability by Justin Dowling JD3D is a small boutique 3D graphics and animation company – specialising in pre-visualising products before they are created in real life. We also specialise in “explainer” animations – helping businesses to communicate complex ideas to consumers or other businesses. I myself am the director and sole full time … Read more…

The story of Earth Day

Earth Day (22 April, annually), is one example – and possibly the most successful example – of a movement making a stand. In 1970, 20 million Americans protested peacefully by picking up litter, planting trees, dancing and performing theatre shows in order to raise awareness for a sustainable environment. Through this one event, the environmental … Read more…

What is Carbon Offsetting?

Carbon Offsetting is the use of carbon credits to enable businesses to compensate for their emissions, meet their carbon reduction goals and support the move to a low carbon economy. More specifically, it’s the undertaking of sustainable activity to compensate for the release of carbon dioxide through human activity.  By removing the equivalent amount of carbon … Read more…

Climate Change and the Paris Agreement

So what is climate change? We know that it can be defined in a number of ways – and according to the Met Office, is explained as, “a large-scale, long-term shift in the planet’s weather patterns or average temperatures”.  They go on to explain that, “there re many things that are being affected by climate … Read more…

X-Files creator Chris Carter says sustainability measures in film production are achievable—and save money

Original article: The Georgia Straight X-Files creator Chris Carter predicts that Vancouver will become “the model for green production” in North America. “You’re gonna have to build a wall,” he joked, garnering laughter from the audience. “It’ll be huge, made out of recycled materials. And yes, the Americans are going pay for it.” With that … Read more…