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.

Egypt: Ground Zero for the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

The Nile River Valley, which sustained Egypt since before the reign of the pharaohs, is at a tipping point. And a new dam…

Trump Budget Swings Heavy Hammer at Federal Agencies

U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts affect programs ranging from Meals on Wheels to cancer research as the administration seeks to slash…

CVS, Novo Nordisk Partner to Make Insulin More Affordable

Novo Nordisk and CVS Health announced a new savings program that will offer immediate discounts on several medications, included much-needed insulin brands.

Iceland Considers Tourism Tax to Cope with Flood of Visitors

Home to only 323,000 people, Iceland is on course to host 2.3 million travelers this year, a nearly five-fold increase from 2010 --…

Could Trump’s Border Wall Start a Land Grab in Texas?

Evidence suggests that the Trump Administration will resort to land grab tactics such as eminent domain if necessary in order to build a…

17 House Republicans Co-Sponsor Climate Action Resolution

Not all GOP politicians are following President Donald Trump's lead. On Wednesday, 17 House Republicans signed a resolution expressing their commitment to “conservative…

EPA’s Environmental Justice Head Resigns as Program Faces Deep Cuts

Mustafa Ali, the Environmental Protection Agency’s chief environmental justice officer, announced his resignation as his office faces deep cuts and even elimination.

Reports Praise Corporate Progress on Deforestation, But Much Work Lies Ahead

More global companies are not only developing deforestation commitments, but are also sharing and updating their progress publicly, according to a report issued…

GM, Herman Miller Partner on Detroit Waste Diversion

GM is planning a billion-dollar office maker. And it's partnering with Herman Miller are partnering with the environmental firm Green Standards to find…

Pruitt’s CO2 Comments Prompt Voicemail Jam, Rebuke from Scientists

Last week EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said carbon emissions are not a primary cause of climate change (seriously). Scientists fired back in kind,…

Intel Plunges Into the Self-Driving Car Market with $15 Billion Acquisition

Intel will acquire an Israel-based computer vision startup for $15.3 billion as it seeks a stake in the rapidly growing, but still untested,…

The World’s Leading Companies on Human Rights

A new report, co-written by several NGOs and human rights organizations, looks at some of the world’s largest companies to give a snapshot…

Elon Musk Promises a Fix for Australia’s Blackout Woes

Last week on social media, Elon Musk made an offer curb summer blackouts by installing battery storage systems across South Australia. And that's…

The Clean Power Plan is Going Away, And There’s No Replacement

In what should come as no surprise, the Donald Trump administration is set to eliminate the Clean Power Plan, which aimed to shift…

Nike To Launch High-Performance Hijab For Muslim Athletes

Nike will release a high-performance hijab for female Muslim athletes next year, becoming the first major athletic brand to design such an item…