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The Sustainable Business Case for Cannabis Legalization

Tomorrow evening, June 14 at 6:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Michael Sutton will lead a discussion on whether Californians…

MorningStar Farms Calculator Visualizes Benefits of Eating Less Meat

MorningStar Farms worked with the consultancy Quantis to cobble together an online calculator that enumerates the environmental benefits that can result from eating…

The Carbon Pawprint

Have you ever thought about the carbon footprint of your pets? Stephen P. Williams, a student in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability program,…

The Missing Voice for SCOTUS on Climate: Students

In an extraordinary move, the Supreme Court granted a stay that puts a temporary halt to Clean Power Plan. But there was one…

Not Too Big to Fail: How Mega Investment Firms Do Sustainability

Mega investment firms are not too big to fail sustainability. Not all investment portfolios return above-average performance to their investors. We should hope for…

The Quick & Dirty: Climate Change — Rinse and Repeat

When it comes to climate change negotiations, we've been repeating the same thing since 2009: We have the science to show we need…

More Innovation is Needed in Sustainability Reporting: Consider ‘4-D’

Caterina Camerani, a sustainability expert at AkzoNobel, recently attended the New Metrics’15 conference in Boston, where she gave a keynote address and presented…

$6.2 Trillion is Not Enough: The Growth of Sustainable Investment

US$6.2 trillion is a wall of money. Today, trillions of dollars are being managed with 'sustainability inside,' based on self-reported, unverified, voluntary disclosures…

Toyota Ups the Ante On Controversial Hydrogen Economy

The hydrogen economy could transition from dream to reality if Toyota's renewable hydrogen and fuel cell demonstration project in Japan proves successful.

Gamers to the Rescue: ‘Huge’ Energy Savings Potential In Computer Gaming

A new study lifts the curtain on the computer gaming community's carbon footprint, adding a new twist to social-impact gaming and consumer engagement.

How a Grocery Store Chain Collected Data, Saved Energy and Helped a Community

The grocery store industry has been making strides in setting and meeting sustainability goals, but Lisa Stanley, vice president of product management for…

More Drought = More CO2

The California drought's impacts on agriculture, water systems and infrastructure are well known. Now new research demonstrates that there is a negative carbon…

How the U.S. Stacks Up In Terms of Ecological Footprint and Resource Availability

Have you ever wondered how the U.S. and its states are doing in terms of resource availability and ecological footprints? You don’t have…

Climate Resilience is Just as Important as Mitigation

New, multi-stakeholder efforts aim to develop innovative solutions that help build resilience to climate change for the world's most vulnerable populations.

Making Renewable Energy Greener

A new report highlights main sources and causes of greenhouse gas emissions in solar and wind energy – and how we can make…