A new Union of Concerned Scientists report claims that the international beef sector is responsible for twice as much deforestation than palm oil, soy and wood products combined.
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An Associated Press investigation revealed that hundreds of undocumented fishermen in Hawaii are working in conditions that go beyond human rights abuses and could even be described as slavery.
A review by Reuters of the signatories to President Obama’s 2015 American Business Act on Climate Change Pledge found that 83% also gave political donations to known climate deniers.
These two big buy-ins mean the Paris Agreement is more likely to be ratified this year, or even as soon as this month. We take a closer look at what’s next.
On Saturday, several hundred protesters streamed over wire fences to stop the desecration of Native American burial sites by an oil company’s bulldozers. Not a great way to introduce neighbors to a new multi-state pipeline.
It’s easy being green in the city of Cincinnati. In fact, the city is quickly becoming one of the greenest, most innovative cities in the country.
Art is emerging as an economic driver for distressed communities. These three cities catalyzed artistic movements to revitalize downtowns, attract visitors and create jobs.
This momentous announcement tips the balance toward a quick entry into force of the Agreement by the end of 2016 — if not by the end of September.
SPECIAL SERIES: Are Americans Getting Healthier?
We are two years into the greatest national healthcare experiment in American history. And experts are poring over data to determine the success of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. We spoke with a Harvard researcher to find out more about healthcare access in America today.
A new water conservation project in New York City deploys 50,000 oysters and 5,000 recycled toilets to help the Billion Oyster Project reach its 2030 goal.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration banned the anti-bacterial triclosan in personal wash products, but the EPA is still reviewing the environmental case against it.
The expansion preserves some of the world’s most pristine coral reefs and other marine ecosystems where new species are frequently discovered.
Now that natural gas has claimed the No. 1 power generation title from coal, the industry should probably brace for an increase in unwanted attention, too.