An IRENA study claims that if renewables can reach 36 percent of the world’s energy portfolio by 2030, that increase could add up to $1.3 trillion, or another 1.1 percent, to the global economy.
Author: Leon Kaye
Campbell Soup Co. announced that it will now support federal legislation that establishes a standard for GMO labeling. Perhaps even more importantly, Campbell’s says it will withdraw from all organizations that oppose such labeling measures.
As of Jan. 1, signs that intend to raise awareness of human trafficking are now required to be displayed at many public places and even some businesses across Florida.
California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency over the methane gas leak in Porter Ranch, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, heightening attention on what has been one of the worst disasters to hit Southern California in the past several decades.
Bouqs, based in Venice, California, promises to send flowers directly from farms in South America. The easy pricing and farm-to-table business model could disrupt the flower industry.
Google and Ford are close to creating a joint venture to develop and manufacture cars that will use Google’s driverless technology, according to recent news reports.
A coalition of NGOs is urging Starbucks to make bolder moves in order to cut deforestation and irresponsibly-sourced palm oil and paper out of its supply chain.
The Obama administration’s ‘moonshot for water’ initiative is an effort to mitigate the increased stress on groundwater supplies across the United States.
Alaska Airlines recently reupholstered more than 6,000 seats within its fleet — and it found a creative solution for all of that unwanted leather.
Over the next two weeks, the dating app Tinder will partner with the National Health Service (NHS) to raise awareness about organ donations in the United Kingdom.
Volvo announced last week that it is leaving the National Mining Association over the lobbying group’s opposition to President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan.