Majority of Americans Agree: Protecting the Environment Creates Jobs

The majority of Americans (58 percent) think that protecting the environment improves economic growth and creates new jobs, according to a recently released…

How UN Peacekeeping Operations Save Money by Thinking Green

Reducing the environmental impacts of UN Peacekeeping operations not only benefits the environment, but saves money, according to a report by the UN…

McKinsey: Solar Costs Could Drop 70% by 2020

McKinsey says solar is will be highly cost-competitive by 2020.

Obama: Focus on Climate Change to Bolster the Economy

Who ya gonna call on climate change?

10 Ways Walmart is Failing on Sustainability: Can It Improve?

To help people better evaluate Walmart’s claims of being a green leader, Food & Water Watch and the Institute for Local Self-Reliance have…

Another Buffett Rule: No Shortcuts on the Environment

Warren Buffett: Take no shortcuts on the environment and sustainability.
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Solving the Green Energy Storage Problem

Wind and solar energy are currently prohibitively expensive to store. Environmental and electrical engineers have made recent developments towards making green energy a…
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Can “Green Gamification” Save the World?

Green gamification -- using games to engage stakeholders and solve intractable problems -- are all the rage. In Gaming the Environment for Positive…

Economist Misses the Mark with Overfishing Editorial

A recent editorial in The Economist would have us believe that of all the problems facing the oceans—acidification, plastics pollution, decline of habitat—overfishing…

In the Zone: Judge Rules NY Town Can Ban Fracking

Fracktivists celebrate decision upholding fracking ban in Dryden, NY.
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The Agricultural Battleground

Ramifications of a defunct food system

Walmart’s Renewable Energy Power Surge

The EPA's latest ranking of the top renewable energy buyers has Walmart moving to number three on the list from number 15 three…

Moving Beyond Green: The Rainbow Within CSR

Are people who care about CSR all only focused on environmental issues? It is important to investigate further what are the values that…

Increasing Labor Productivity: A Mixed Blessing?

Increasing labor productivity is generally hailed as a positive outcome of technological innovation.  The production of more goods and services with fewer hours…
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The Rise of the Biobased Economy and How Your Company Should Respond in 2012

By Jacquie Ottman & Mark Eisen Our economy is slowly but surely heeding the signal that carbon is the new watchword. During the…