Biofuels, defined as fuel created from recently living material, have been around for more than a century. Periodically, they would surge in popularity and abundance, only to be opposed by fossil fuel companies or phased out by heavy taxes. Recently legislation was passed that supports biofuel production. Will it prosper in the future?
Category: Climate & Environment
This category is climate change in relation to sustainability and CSR and how these segments effect one another. This includes how climate change has started to cause a wide range of physical effects with serious implications for investors and businesses, and how the business sector discloses climate risks and manage them.
The supermarket chain Sainsbury’s announced “ugly fruits and vegetables” will now be available for purchase in its UK stores because of the ongoing drought.
Walking the grocery store aisles can be daunting if you know a thing or two about international supply chains. In honor of Fair Trade month, Fair Trade USA released this video about how to vote with your wallet when it comes time for your weekly grocery trip.
U.S. consumers want sustainable food, and demand is growing quickly. According to the Organic Trade Association, the market for organics alone has gone from $1 billion in 1990 to $26.7 billion in 2010.
The pilot project will construct a sustainable, integrated, solar-powered water supply system for residents of two middle Himalayan villages.
Earlier this week a group from Consumers Union showed up at New York City’s Trader Joe’s at Union Square demanding that the grocery store chain stop carrying meat from animals raised on antibiotics.
Greening Australia, a non-profit environmental organization, has devised a project in which burning trees actually helps improve biodiversity, connects fragmented landscapes and even provides economic benefits to farmers.
There are probably a couple of reasons to vote for Mitt Romney. Yet, climate change shouldn’t be one of them. If anything, climate change should be a deal breaker for any American concerned about climate change. Here are four reasons why:
For the now-destabilized gulf coastal wetland ecosystems, a slow-moving hurricane with heavy rain and high, shoreline-pounding surf may be the most damaging type of storm.
Offshore winds off the US Atlantic coast could generate enough clean, renewable electrical power for at least one-third of the entire U.S., or the entire East Coast, from Maine to Florida, according to a Stanford University study.