A new study released by the journal Nature suggests that in a worst-case scenario, as many as 13 million people will be seriously affected by rising sea levels due to climate change by 2100.
Author: Leon Kaye
Brooklyn Microgrids hopes to wean more customers off the local power behemoth known as Con Edison and allow residents and property owners to buy and sell power generated from solar installations.
The Obama administration announced that sites off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia would not be included in the government’s plan for offshore oil drilling leases.
Hampton Creek, the company behind Just Mayo, continues to find success with its egg-less products. New pancake and cake mixes, salad dressings, and an egg-free breakfast scramble will be available at more stores — including Walmart and Target.
Kraft ditched the artificial yellow colorings in its original Macaroni & Cheese product in favor of dyes derived from annatto, paprika and turmeric. It used the new ingredients quietly for three months, without making any public announcement until last week.
Adidas announced it exceeded its 2015 target of sourcing “Better Cotton.” The company said 43 percent of all cotton it purchased last year was from BCI growers, exceeding its original goal of 40 percent.
In a joint statement, U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to work closely together on climate change, clean energy and stewardship of the Arctic region.
Whole Foods has reached an agreement with NRG Energy and SolarCity to install as many as 84 to 100 solar rooftop installations on its stores.
The Costa Rican government says it is now serious about taking on the social and environmental concerns that have swirled around its pineapple industry, one valued as much as $800 million annually.
Four Cargill feedlots in Colorado, Kansas and Texas, in addition to four cattle yards run by the company’s partner Friona Industries, will reduce their use of antibiotics by 20 percent.
One of the industry’s oldest and largest trade associations, the Plastics Industry Trade Association (SPI), is nudging its members to consider zero-waste programs.
To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, Kiva recently set a goal to procure $1 million in total loans for women entrepreneurs. The campaign has been so successful that the total reached well over $1.3 million at press time. So, Kiva has extended the campaign to midnight tonight with a goal of $2 million.