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.

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EU Says No to Palm Oil for Biofuel: Corn and Soy Could Be Next

On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved a resolution calling for the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils, including palm oil,…

Will the Department of Justice Roll Back Police Reform?

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NRDC Makes the Case for Federal Clean Energy Tax Credits

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Google Will Boost the Use of Artificial Intelligence to Avoid Offensive Videos

Google is applying machine learning technology to monitor some YouTube videos in order to separate advertisers from offensive content.

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NCAA Silent On North Carolina’s Repeal and Replace of ‘Bathroom Bill’

Last week North Carolina passed legislation that aimed to reverse the state's so-called "bathroom bill." But many in the LGBT community say the…

Toy Recycling Gets a Boost from Tom’s of Maine and TerraCycle

Tom’s of Maine, in a partnership with TerraCycle, says it has a solution for unwanted toys: Consumers can collect old or broken toys…

JPMorgan: We Moderated Our Online Advertising, And Nothing Changed

This month JPMorgan slashed its online advertising to avoid being placed next to fake news or offensive videos -- and it says the…

China Calls Trump and U.S. ‘Selfish’ Over Climate Change Policies

A major Chinese daily lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump about his climate policies on Thursday, calling them “political selfishness."

Israeli Startup Prevents Water Leaks Before They Happen

As much as 30% of water is lost on the way to its destination, thanks to leaks and aging infrastructure. This Israeli start…

Could the Rise of ‘Shadow Banks’ Put the U.S. Economy At Risk?

'Shadow banking' refers to nonbank financial services that fall beyond the scope of traditional regulation -- everything from hedge funds to fintech services…

Embattled Uber Releases Its First Diversity Report

Uber released its first diversity report following months of bad press, including fierce backlash over sexual harassment allegations. And the disappointing figures reveal…

This Component of Trump’s Climate Order Could Do the Most Damage

U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order guts environmental regulations passed under his predecessor, including a rule that requires government agencies to account…