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  • S&P; 500 Fare Poorly on Climate Risk Disclosure

    February 2, 8:09 AM by Jeff McIntire in Corporate Responsibility

    In October, we took note of the Global Framework for Climate Risk Disclosure, a voluntary standard corporations can use to disclose their climate-related risks to their investors. On Wednesday, Ceres and Calvert released their report Climate Risk

  • Sharks Need Your Help, Seth [Updated]

    January 29, 1:22 PM by Michael Graham Richard in Culture

    The new media, blogging, Web 2.0. It's all about conversation, right? Well, lets see. Earlier today we posted about how bad things were for sharks, with up to 200 millions of them getting killed each year and many of their 350 species facing extinction.

  • Sundance Channel Sees GREEN

    January 18, 10:29 AM by Simran Sethi in Culture

    TreeHugger just returned from the Television Critic's Association in Pasadena, CA where Sundance Channel announced THE GREEN, a new weekly television block focusing on environmental topics that launches on April

  • Stacked Hotel Room

    January 18, 8:45 AM by Lloyd Alter in Sustainable Product Design

    We talk a lot here about furniture that folds up and takes less space; we like it to be easy, efficient and neat. Bristol,UK artists Adam Dade and Sonya Hanney do this for art rather than interior design; they go into hotels, pack up all the furniture

  • What Can Be Learned From a Bowl of Chowder?

    January 18, 8:19 AM by Eric Kane in Green Food

    Scientists, activists, and regulators have developed an extensive list of indicators that are used to measure the health and well-being of the nation’s fisheries. However, in the case of Maine’s depleted fishery, one needs to look no further than a bowl

  • "Weird" Animals Need Protection, Too

    January 18, 7:38 AM by Jeff McIntire in Natural Sciences

    Do people considered attractive receive better treatment? That argument's been made. It turns out this may be the case with animal species needing protections, also: cuddly-looking polar bears get lots of attention (which they should), while the more

  • Blood Levels Of Flame Retardants Correlate With House Dust Exposure

    January 18, 7:27 AM by John Laumer in Corporate Responsibility

    For this post put on your white lab coat. That way it's easier to say polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardant, a bioaccumulative, slow-to-break-down substance, concentrations of which, in human blood, have been found to correlate with

  • Housing Employees on the Roofs of Tesco

    January 18, 4:31 AM by Lloyd Alter in Sustainable Product Design

    Our UK sources tell us that Tesco is sort of the Wal-Mart of the UK and is not beloved by all. We have found websites and Guardian articles that are less than charitable. However, they do one thing that we wish a lot of big boxes would do here: They

  • Arrgh, Stephane! Don't Do an Obama!

    January 17, 8:17 PM by Lloyd Alter in Corporate Responsibility

    Here we are, getting all footsie under the table with new Liberal leader Stephane Dion, the new Great Green Hope, an environmentalist who can actually form a government, after a long intense relationship with Jack Layton and the NDP and a brief

  • Project Rejeaneration by Del Forte

    January 17, 4:55 PM by Warren McLaren in Sustainable Fashion

    In the past we've waxed lyrical about Del Forte's ability to bring an engineered fit to women's organic cotton jeans. But we've, seemingly, not made mention of another of their sustainability endeavours. It's known as Project Rejeaneration,

  • Lights Out in Sydney for Earth Hour

    December 24, 7:46 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    In about three months time nighttime Sydney is expected to become sea of darkness. For an hour of no power. Also known by its organisers as Earth Hour. The aim is to get office blocks and householders to turn off their lights for a mere 60 minutes

  • Million Campaign Homepage: Free Pixels for Doing Good

    December 14, 9:38 AM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    Inspired by the Million Dollar Homepage (the site that sold 1 million pixels for $1 each), the Million Campaign Homepage is after a slightly more altruistic goal. They believe that the world is already flooded with advertising, and in the era of global

  • Potenco: Powering Possibilities

    December 14, 8:36 AM by Collin Dunn in Clean Technology

    At TreeHugger, we've seen our fair share of power generators that don't bother with conventional energy and rely instead on good old human power, like this wind-up charger and this DIY job for your iPod. Now, a company called Potenco has developed a

  • Let The Power Be With Us: Glow-Tubes Map EMF Exposure

    December 14, 7:24 AM by John Laumer in Interior Design

    As reported in the New York Times , "Like the nation's highways and bridges, the network of transmission lines has not been maintained and expanded enough to meet growing demand, the United States Department of Energy says. In areas where there

  • Carbon Credits: They're Getting Personal

    December 14, 7:15 AM by Jeff McIntire in Corporate Responsibility

    In July, we wrote about British environment minister David Miliband's idea for a personal carbon credit card that would require UK citizens to account for their individual contributions of greenhouse gases. We used the word "radical" to describe the

  • Help Wanted: Open Shutters Looking for Web Designer

    December 14, 1:10 AM by Team Treehugger in About TreeHugger

    [This is a guest post by Eugenie Dolberg. A bit different from what we usually cover, but very interesting. If you or someone you know can help them, please email Eugenie (contact info at the bottom of this post). Thank you.] In December 'Open

  • New LED Puts Incandescents, Fluorescents to Shame

    December 13, 9:10 PM by EcoGeek.org in Gadgets

    Seoul semiconductor has created a light emitting diode that emits roughly 240 lumens and claims the highest efficiency (amount of electricity to amount of light) of any light source. Fluorescents hit 70 lumens per watt, incandescents max out at 15, but

  • The Slate Green Challenge

    December 13, 2:26 PM by Brittany Jacobs in Culture

    Paper manufacturing is one of the six most energy-intensive American industries, accounting for about 35 million tons of CO2 each year. There are numerous ways to positively impact your paper usage around your home and office like printing double-sided