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ALTERNATIVES TO PLASTIC PACKAGING NOT ALWAYS MORE SUSTAINABLE

A fascinating new report from the independent U.K. thinks tank Green Alliance finds that, despite retailer and Consumer Packaged Goods companies’ promises...

“WE’RE IN THE CLIMAX OF A MOVIE”: TIM URBAN ON HUMANITY’S WILD FUTURE

I’ve been a fan of Tim Urban and his site Wait But Why for a long time. Urban uses whimsical illustrations, infographics,...

MAKING THE GLOBAL GOALS OUR OWN

Global citizenship education should be central to efforts to encourage people to take ownership of the Sustainable Development Goals and make the...

OIL COMPANIES ARE INVESTING BILLIONS IN NEW PLASTIC PLANTS TO DOUBLE OUTPUT IN THE...

Less than 10% of plastic in the United States is recycled. The rest ends up in landfills, incinerated, or as litter...

CAN ZERO-WASTE RESTAURANTS SUCCEED IN NEW YORK?

This story is part of the Healthyish Guide to Eating for the Climate…Without Stressing Out, a collection of our best tips for...

2 Years Ago, Kenya Set The World’s Strictest Plastic Bag Ban. Did It Work?

KIKUYU, Kenya ― Early in the morning, Alice Wangui prepares to open her vegetable stall in the outdoor Kinoo Market, some 13...

HUMANITY’S TRIPLE WITCHING HOUR: CAN THE DIGITAL DECADE HELP SAVE US?

Triple witching hour in the futures market is the last Friday of the month every quarter when index futures, stock futures, and...

HERE’S WHY REAL ESTATE FINANCE NEEDS TO BUILD IN SUSTAINABILITY

The real estate sector affects - and is affected by - climate change. We must identify solutions to reduce emissions and mitigate...

THE “WELLO” IS A COMPACT ELECTRIC TRICYCLE POWERED BY THE SUN

"Wello" presented a future vision of mobility at CES 2020 last week with a solar-powered cross between a bike and an electric...

EMBODIED ENERGY IN BUILDING MATERIALS: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO CALCULATE IT

All human activities affect the environment. Some are less impactful, some much, much more. According to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP),...

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