Author: Leon Kaye
According to the American Journal of Pediatric Health, consumption of sugary drinks in the Bay Area city of 117,000 decreased by 21 percent since the city implemented its soda tax in March 2015.
This week Tesla Motors staked its claim to having what is now the fastest production car ever manufactured in history: its new Model S can go from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds.
Several recent reports suggest that sales of electric vehicles and cars built without the conventional internal combustion engine are on the rise.
H&M faces accusations that teens as young as 14 are working in its contracted factories, some of whom were forced to work overtime in dismal conditions.
350.org’s outside counsel requested a meeting with the Congressional Science Committee last month to discuss Lamar Smith’s subpoenas and issues related to climate change science. According to 350.org, however, its request to meet Smith and the committee has been denied.
The growing demand for avocados has led produce brokers and retailers to look beyond California as a place to cultivate this savory and creamy fruit. It’s reportedly leading to pine forest eradication in Mexico.
Ivanka Trump faces ridicule after her hiring of unpaid interns came to light. It’s especially interesting given her efforts to bring a moderate, populist, agenda to her father’s campaign.
A new ship, U.S.N.S. Harvey Milk, will be completed, christened and launched in 2021, and will be the first that honors a leader of the gay community.
More consumers claim some Honest Co. products do not work as well or are not as natural as the company claims. The result is a long string of class-action lawsuits that were consolidated this week. The litigation creates a huge headache for the company as it is rumored to be inching toward going public.
A study published in the journal Science proposes that municipalities and philanthropic agencies can prevent homelessness by offering a one-time cash infusion of as low as $1,000.
A Brooklyn-based boutique jeweler channeled a purchase by Ivanka Trump into donations for Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other causes that oppose Donald Trump’s politics. The backlash on social media is still mounting at press time.