There are a lot of things to love about Costa Rica. It has great weather, tremendous biodiversity, no army, along with top-notch education and health ...
We rarely hear about deforestation in mainstream U.S. news, and we certainly don’t see the destruction of rainforests making the front page. Yet, rainforest destruction, particularly in Southeast Asia as [...]
There was big news in Emmetsburg, Iowa this month—the opening of a major cellulosic ethanol plant. The plant, which is the first commercial-scale cellulosic facility in the US, is a [...]
More than 340 global institutional investors representing over $24 trillion in assets worldwide have issued a statement calling on governments to create a platform for consistent, economically relevant and dependable [...]
The clothing industry has a big impact on the environment. Synthetic materials take a long time to decompose once they end up in landfills. For example, nylon takes 30 to [...]
A recent article in The Economist describes a blog post by Charles Frank of the Brookings Institute in which he questions the methods that have been used to compare renewable energy sources [...]
In case you live in a bubble and don’t know that California is in the third year of one of its worst droughts, driving through many towns in the state [...]
We see a lot of analyses and projections showing why renewables, despite their rapid growth will not be able to provide sufficient energy to allow us to get off fossil [...]