Leon Kaye

Leon Kaye is the founder and editor of GreenGoPost.com. Based in California, he is a business writer and consultant. His work is also on The Guardian’s Sustainable Business site as has appeared on Inhabitat and Earth911. His focus is making the business case for sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Among the regions across the world in which he covers is Qatar, one of the Middle East countries in which he takes a keen interest because of its transformation into a post-oil economy. Other areas of interest include sustainable development in Brazil and Korea. Contact him at leon@greengopost.com.

Green Mountain Power Now Leasing and Selling Tesla’s Powerwall

Last week, Green Mountain Power, the B-Corp utility that services 75 percent of Vermont, has started offering Tesla’s Powerwall batteries to its customers.

Supermarket Chains Fail on Promise to Open in Food Deserts

Of the 2,400-odd grocery stores that have opened the past four years, less than 10 percent of them are in these so-called food…

Why Toilet-to-Tap is the Future of Water

The future of water in California, the United States and really the world is in toilet-to-tap, otherwise known as water recycling. Yes, as…

Mark Bittman and The Purple Carrot Now Delivering Vegan Cuisine

Former New York Times columnist and celebrated author Mark Bittman has joined forces with Andy Levitt, founder of The Purple Carrot, to bring…

Coal’s Double Jeopardy: The Overlooked Impact on Forests

The Dutch NGO Fern has issued a report that advocates turning away from coal because of the impact the loss of land, as…

Dunkin’ Donuts Uses Bio-Digesters to Dunk Food Waste

Dunkin’ Donuts announced this week that it has installed a bio-digester system at a second location in New Jersey.

Firms Could Lose $2 Trillion on Unneeded Fossil Fuel Projects

The think-tank Carbon Tracker issued a report suggesting that, in the long run, energy companies investing in long-term fossil fuel projects may be…

World Bank Launches $500M Plan to Boost Climate Change Action

The World Banks's Transformative Carbon Asset Facility, announced yesterday during the COP21 talks in Paris, will attempt to find new ways to develop…

Why Backpacking is a Sustainability 101 Course for Work and Home

Setting off on a long backpacking trip abroad will allow you to bring home lessons on living and working sustainably for when you…

Less Meat Consumption Critical to Achieve Global Climate Goals

Chatham House, the London-based independent policy institute, released a report this week that insists reducing meat consumption is crucial if the world is…

UN Launches Interactive Guide on Climate Change & COP21

The UNFCCC, backed by the funding of Singapore, has issued an interactive guide that seeks to explain the big issues behind COP21—and shine…

FDA Says Yes to GMO Salmon Without Labeling

In a sign of what the future of food will entail, and what is a huge setback for anti-GMO activists, the FDA decided…

Levi’s Making It Easy to Donate Clothing This Holiday Season

This week Levi’s announced a partnership with Give Back Box in an effort to raise up to $50,000 for Goodwill. For every box…

Yes, EVs are Cleaner than Gasoline-Powered Cars

According to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a two-year study has provided the answer. The EV is the cleaner option, hands down.

Interactive Map Shows Volkswagen Scandal’s Impact in California

As the Volkswagen emissions scandal continues to unfold, a new interactive map offers a visualization of the environmental effects in California resulting from…