From Big Money to Big Tech, ho...

Jan 21, 2020 by

For the first time in the history of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, severe threats to the climate account for all five of the top spots for most likely long-term risks.

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France begins radical plan to ...

Jan 21, 2020 by

The French government has set a goal of eliminating all single-use plastics by 2040. Phase one has begun.

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Bricks Alive! Scientists Creat...

Jan 16, 2020 by

“A Frankenstein material” is teeming with — and ultimately made by — photosynthetic microbes. And it can reproduce.

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Why do we still have paper rec...

Jan 16, 2020 by

Each year, the US uses over 3 million trees and 9 billion gallons of water to make toxin-tainted paper receipts.

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‘Green is good.’ I...

Jan 13, 2020 by

If you have gone to Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s internet home page since mid-December, it would be reasonable to wonder if you had stumbled into some kind of parallel universe.

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Barclays pressured by sharehol...

Jan 8, 2020 by

A group of Barclays (BARC.L) shareholders coordinated by responsible investment lobby group ShareAction want the bank to phase out financing fossil fuels, stepping up pressure on one of Europe’s biggest funders of the sector.

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At CarbonPositive ’19, Archite...

Dec 31, 2019 by

At the instigation of architect Ed Mazria, last week’s conference traced how carbon becomes operationalized in the built environment.

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A Great Carbon Reckoning Comes...

Dec 31, 2019 by

Practitioners have finally begun taking a more nuanced approach to the carbon emitted by new buildings. Are they too late?

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A New Idea in Architecture? No...

Dec 31, 2019 by

The energy already embodied in the built environment is a precious unnatural resource. It’s time to start treating it like one.

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My 10 favorite green products ...

Dec 30, 2019 by

These are the items I’d buy again because they’re well made and make our world a better, cleaner place.

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Robert Reich: Here are 5 ways ...

Dec 30, 2019 by

Artificial intelligence, robots, and other advanced technologies are already transforming the world of work – and their impact is just beginning.

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After a Rough Year, Farmers an...

Dec 26, 2019 by

The Midwest floods revealed another benefit of sustainable agriculture: fields that had been farmed with conservation practices recovered faster.

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As Coal Declined, This Valley ...

Dec 20, 2019 by

Many proposed drilling areas are right next to organic farms or ranches. Farmers worry that could put crops, water supplies and wildlife at risk.

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These puffers are filled with ...

Dec 6, 2019 by

Pangaia’s FLWRDWN offers a cruelty-free and sustainable option for keeping warm.

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Vancouver says no more foam fo...

Dec 3, 2019 by

A ban will take place in the new year, followed by crackdowns on straws and grocery bags.

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Comedian Hasan Minhaj tackles ...

Dec 2, 2019 by

His analysis is both informative and humorous – a perfect way to spur people to action.

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Garbage In. Bacon Out.

Nov 29, 2019 by

Two brothers in New Mexico think that sounds like a pretty good business plan.

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San Francisco’s Quest to Make ...

Nov 21, 2019 by

‘Zero Waste’ might be the impossible dream, but San Francisco isn’t giving up.

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The Growing Threat of Water Wa...

Nov 14, 2019 by

In 2015, United Nations member states adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, which include an imperative to “ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.” Yet, in the last four years, matters have deteriorated significantly.

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Can we build concrete thatR...

Nov 14, 2019 by

Concrete is an old material—8,000 years old. The Romans built with concrete from 300 BC to 476 AD.

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Plastic from fish guts. ItR...

Nov 14, 2019 by

A student from England’s University of Sussex has won about $40,000 for the invention of a translucent and biodegradable plastic made entirely from fish leftovers.

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Build Tall or Net-Zero? The Co...

Nov 13, 2019 by

As President Trump moves forward with America’s globally embarrassing plan to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, the state of California is—in addition to addressing the brunt of current climate change impacts—leading the nation in crafting policy around emissions reductions.

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Opinion: Imagine if L.A. put t...

Nov 11, 2019 by

In the summer of 2028, hundreds of thousands of athletes, support staff and tourists will flood into Los Angeles for the 34th Olympiad, all needing a roof over their heads immediately. Within hours, they will all find one.

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Italy Becomes First Country to...

Nov 6, 2019 by

Italy has stepped into the forefront of environmental education by adding the climate crisis and sustainable development as a mandatory part of the curriculum, the country’s education minister announced Tuesday, as The New York Times reported.

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Top fashion companies must tig...

Nov 6, 2019 by

Two are doing well, but the rest aren’t doing nearly enough, according to Stand.earth.

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Exclusive: Patagonia founder Y...

Oct 19, 2019 by

“You want the truth? It’s hopeless. It’s completely hopeless.” That’s what Patagonia founder and chairman Yvon Chouinard told the L.A. Times about the plight of the earth amid climate change.

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At the Thai-Burma Border, a Ga...

Oct 1, 2019 by

Estudio Cavernas trains Burmese migrants to sustainably construct their own community center at the heart of a municipal waste site.

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A Stunning New Study Shows How...

Sep 20, 2019 by

“It’s just staggering.”

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Top Things Individuals can do ...

Sep 10, 2019 by

The topic of climate change is extremely controversial in today’s world as the impacts of this are being seen at all different corners of the globe. 

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The Best Place for Harvesting ...

Sep 5, 2019 by

And the same land can produce loads of food and electricity simultaneously.

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