Haute Couture Fabrics from Plastic Waste

What does it take to make a shift in sustainable fashion and turn a plastic bottle into gorgeous couture dresses? Dutch entrepreneur Monique…
Employee Empowerment

Why Your Sustainability Strategy Can Be Pivotal to Employee Engagement

A sense of purpose inspires confidence among employees which can translate into increased productivity, improved retention and decreased costs from reduced turnover rates,…

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…

Sharing Economy Comes to Outdoor Gear

From the love of the outdoors and a dream to create a more sustainable world, Warren Neilson and Joel Cesare created StokeShare: a…
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India’s Environmental Challenge: How Will They Climb the Approaching Cliff?

It’s hardly a secret that India has been expanding in just about every way over the last 20 years or so. Its population,…
Fund for Teachers

Using Fund for Teachers Grants to Research Sustainability

Educators use Fund for Teachers grants to research sustainability issues around the world, engage students as activists and innovators, and for personal development.

The Case For a Meat Tax

Sweden is leading the way and looking at implementing a meat tax to promote domestic farmed goods. Is it time for America to…
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Energy Department Foresees Algae Biofuel in your Future

Fleet managers are turning to compressed natural gas (CNG) in the short term, but fossil gas as a source is highly problematic, and…
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Fiction as a Catalyst for Climate Change Action

Fiction lets a reader think and talk about climate change when they might be more comfortable ignoring it in reality. It’s the perfect…

Shell Battles for Drilling Amid Plummeting Profits in Second Quarter

It's been a rough week for Royal Dutch Shell. Profits are down, angst about its Arctic oil-drilling operations are way up, and costs…

Social Responsibility: Does Exxon Mobil Practice for the Long-Term?

The goal of every corporation or business is to earn money, but what happens when a company's approach doesn't take environmental impact into…

Make That Two Black Eyes For Natural Gas Fracking

A new study of hospitalizations and fracking activity in Pennsylvania shoots holes in the "clean fuel" image of compressed natural gas.
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Here’s What You Need to Know About Revisions to ISO 14001

ISO's environmental management standard is due for an update in September. Here are some of the expected changes.

How Sustainable is 3-D Printing?

Although 3D printing brings with it the promise to make manufacturing ‘cleaner and greener,’ the enabling technologies don’t boast those qualities yet.

Yes, We Can! … Link Weird Weather to Climate Change (Finally)

Scientists are slowly becoming more confident in connecting weird weather events around the world to climate change. Now we need to spread this…