Business & Policy

    The latest on sustainable business and industry, environmental strategies, economics, and food policy.
    Smoke exiting a building.
    Fossil Fuel Funding Fudges Climate Research
    A protestor holding a "divest from climate change" poster.
    Vanguard Quits Key Climate Initiative—Will it Quit Climate Action Too?
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    US Postal Service Is Going All-Electric After All
    Debris is seen during a storm surge near the Puerto Chico Harbor during the passing of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
    Puerto Rico Sues Oil Majors Over Hurricane Damage
    HYBRIT Pilot Plant
    Europe to Put 'Green Tariff' on Dirty Imports
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    German Rail Operator Switches to Reusable Cups and Plates to Curb Waste
    Smoke billowing from power plant stacks in the distance
    What Is Cap and Trade? Policy, Examples, and Effectiveness
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    Dell's Concept Laptop Is a 'Design for Disassembly' Win
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    US to Ban Refrigerants With High Global Warming Potential
    Is It Safe to Eat Sunflower Seeds Whole?
    Energy Secretary Granholm and President Biden are in the news
    Biden-Harris Administration to Electrify Buildings and Clean Up Indoor Air Quality
    Three wind turbines on a landscape of rolling hills and blue sky.
    What Are the Three Pillars of Sustainability?
    Hyperburgers app
    Hyperburgers Is a Radical Idea for a Supermarket
    Rising Seas And Warming Temperatures Force Alaskan Coastal Community To Move Inland
    US to Relocate Tribal Groups Due to Climate Change
    A head of a white caged goose with an orange beak close up behind a metal fence in a poultry foie gras production concept
    King Charles Bans Foie Gras From Royal Residences
    Climate Activists Rally Outside The Supreme Court Over Their Recent EPA Decision
    A Conservative Recalibration on Climate Is Inevitable, But Bipartisanship Is Not the Endgame
    Attendees photograph one another outside the main entrance on the first day of the UNFCCC COP 27 climate conference on November 06, 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
    United Nations Urges Companies to Stop Greenwashing
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    Biden Dedicates $9B to Fund Half a Million Heat Pumps
    Amazon Go's first store
    Amazon Go Seeks Toughest Zero Carbon Certification
    Crab Pot on deck of the fishing Boat
    Understanding the Sustainable Seafood Industry
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    Will Fuel Prices Drive Energy Conservation?
    Is this journey really necessary?
    House of Lords Committee Calls for Living a 1.5 Degree Lifestyle
    Pedestrians walking everywhere in Detroit, 1917
    California, Where Jaywalking Laws were Invented, Now Legalizes It
    Yvon Chouinard
    Yvon Chouinard Just Gave Patagonia Away to Help the Environment
    Lizz Truss
    Are British Conservatives Really Committed to Climate Action?
    Cryptocurrency Bitcoin in hand
    Why Cryptocurrency Is Bad for the Environment
    19 of the Best Environmental Charities to Support
    street view in Haarlem, Netherlands
    Dutch City Moves to Ban Ads for 'Intensively Farmed' Meat
    farmer's field during drought in UK
    British Supermarket Lidl Commits to Selling Produce Stunted by Drought
    Detail of giant blue-colored water pipes, a peculiar system used to pump away ground-water from flooded foundations of construction sites.
    The Inflation Reduction Act Is a Huge Win for Climate But Still Falls Short
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    Solar Could Be the Keystone of Biden’s Decarbonization Plans
    Large group of wind turbines on the hill at Interstate 84 in Oregon, Near Portland, USA
    What Oregon's Ambitious Climate Bill Means for Climate Change
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    What Is the Migratory Bird Treaty Act?
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    What Is a Carbon Tax?
    A large field of lettuce growing near the foothills in Yuma, Arizona.
    Eat Your Salad While You Can—There May Not Be Any Lettuce This Winter
    President Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act Into Law
    What’s Not in Biden's Climate Bill Is Just As Vital As What Is
    A bag of coffee with a fair trade label on a counter with coffee cups
    The Treehugger Guide to Sustainable Certifications
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    The Beer Can Is an Unsustainable Tale of Convenience, Corporate Concentration, and Profit
    XXXL keystone pipeline protestors
    Keystone XL Pipeline: Timeline of Events
    Close-Up Of Water Splashing On Rock
    What Is the Clean Water Act?
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    Supermarket Ditches 'Best Before' Dates, Asks Shoppers to Use Their Own Judgment
    Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss in BBC Leadership Debate
    Why Don’t British Conservative Politicians Support Renewable Energy?
    A vintage photo of a 1920s car with a woman driver
    How GM Invented Planned Obsolescence
    Lush green valley flanked by mountains in Bhutan
    10 Countries and Territories With the Most Protected Land
    Collection of garbage in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Overview, Impacts, and Solutions
    a vineyard in Shropshire
    Climate Change May Turn the UK Into a Global Wine-Producing Powerhouse
    dried chickpeas in a bowl
    Global Chickpea Shortage Could Eat Into Your Hummus Habit
    couple dining al fresco in Mallorca
    Spain Has a Plan to Tackle Food Waste
    What Are Public Lands?
    Walmart version of Canoo
    Walmart to Buy 4,500 Electric Delivery Vans That Look Like Toasters
    Deborah Osei-Mensah
    West African Cocoa Farmers Earn Just $1 per Day
    Amazon doing a delivery by e-cargo bike
    Amazon Is Using E-Cargo Bikes in London to Solve the Last Mile Problem
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    European Union OKs Nuclear Power and Natural Gas for 'Green' Investment
    Portrait of grey wolf
    Judge Restores Endangered Species Act Protections
    Filling pickup truck at gas station
    Biden Calls on Congress to Suspend Federal Gas Tax for 90 Days
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    Small Changes, Like Standardizing Charging Cables, Have Big Impact
    Joe Biden on earth Day
    Biden Invokes Defense Production Act to Promote Oil Alternatives
    manufactured homes
    New Energy Standards for Manufactured Homes Are Way Too Weak
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    Aviation Industry Has Missed Climate Targets for 20 Years