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 The Balkans, Brazil and Korea. Contact him at leon@greengopost.com.

Boeing, NASA Make Like Canada Geese to Save Energy

Boeing Co. and NASA believe they have discovered a way to improve airplanes’ fuel efficiency with a slight biomimicry twist: copy birds’ flight…

Orlando Latest City to Go 100% Renewables, But Are Resources Backing Up Words?

The Sierra Club announced that the Orlando City Commission unanimously approved a resolution mandating that the city run 100 percent on renewables by…

Air Travel Could Account for 25% of Global Warming By 2050

A recent United Nations report suggests the global aviation sector could consume as much as one-quarter of the world’s carbon budget by 2050…

Forest Fires May Be the Bee’s Knees After All

Recent research suggests the occasional forest fire may actually be beneficial for bees in the long run, as they can provide a boost…

The Curious Case of Trademark Requests for Racial Slurs

According to a recent report, there has been a tiny upward blip in trademark requests sent to the federal government to register racists…

West Texas Ranchers Threaten Lawsuits Over Fracking

Fracking in West Texas has generated opposition from citizens, ranchers, farmers and environmentalists – all of whom share worries, from the lack of…

Tesla Mum on Model 3 Battery Tech, Researchers Reverse Engineer

Tesla has been silent about the Model 3's battery, but researchers intrigued by the car’s 220-mile range, motivated in part by the announcement…

Despite Reforms, Some Children in Qatar Still Denied Citizenship

According to Human Rights Watch, the Middle East nation Qatar will still deny children of Qatari women and non-Qatari men the right to…

59,000 Indian Farmers’ Suicides Linked to Climate Change

Climate change and its impacts on crops across India can be linked to 59,000 suicides across the country over the past three decades,…

UPS, TerraCycle Divert 40 Million Pounds of Waste from Landfills

According to UPS, the relationship it has built with TerraCycle has resulted in at least 40 million pounds of waste diverted from municipal…

Report: U.S. Meat Industry Linked to Largest Gulf Dead Zone Ever

A report issued this morning by NGO Mighty Earth suggests the U.S. meat industry is largely responsible for what has become the largest…

Benefit Corp. DanoneWave Has a Special Pledge for Dairy Farmers

DanoneWave has accelerated what it describes as a “pledge” to improve the financial and environmental performance of its dairy farmers, who are crucial…

Bangladesh Claims Global Leadership in Garment Transparency

According to a coalition of trade industry groups, NGOs and academics, Bangladesh will soon have the world’s most transparent garment industry, due to…

Sea Level Rise Creating ‘Ghost Forests,’ New Wetlands Along Eastern Seaboard

There is mounting evidence that sea level rise is creating what researchers often call “ghost forests" along the U.S. East Coast. The potential…

Since 1970, Air Pollution Down 73%, Economy Tripled

A new EPA report says that since 1970, the combined emissions of six common air pollutants have fallen 73 percent since 1970. Meanwhile,…