Costa Rica Runs Entirely on Renewable Energy for 300 Days
Costa Rica has charted another clean energy accolade. So far this year, the Central American country has run on 300 days of 100 perce
nt power generation from renewable energy sources, according to the Costa Rican Institute of Electricity (ICE), which cited figures from the National Center for Energy Control.
Solar powered smart windows break 11% efficiency – enough to generate more than 80% of US electricity
How Increased Carbon Dioxide Levels Influence the Human Diet
The answer to our most pressing environmental problems lies beneath our feet
Out of the approximately 29 elements considered essential for human life, 18 are are obtained from soil, and most of the others can be taken up from the soil by plants. Nutrition therefore has its roots in the soil; healthy soil grows healthy food, and healthy food then sustains healthy people.
This “Climate Beneficial” Wool Hat Comes From Carbon-Positive Sheep
The North Face’s new beanie is woven from wool from sheep raised on a farm that takes in more carbon than it puts out.
How carbon farming can help solve climate change
Food and Fiber Sectors Cultivate Impact with Applied Sustainable Agriculture
Becoming (and Remaining) a Farmer is Hard
Education and training can help new farmers succeed, but new research points to systemic challenges that also need to be addressed.
Amazon tribe saves plant lore with ‘healing forests’ and encyclopedia
In a bid to safeguard knowledge the Matsés in Peru have been planting “medicinal agroforestry” plots and written a 1,044-page two-volume book.
Growing urban warmth helps city trees thrive
A 100% renewable electricity system is an effective and urgently needed climate protection measure.
A global zero emission power system is feasible and more cost-effective than the existing system based on nuclear and fossil fuel energy.
A vision for the Navajo Nation in one farm’s sustainability
Local businesses keep jobs and money circulating within their communities.
New planetary epoch (Anthropocene) makes its mark
American leaders should read their official climate science report
The United States Global Change Research Program report paints a bleak picture of the consequences of climate denial
When Buying Nothing Gives You More of Everything
A way to get and give free stuff with your neighbors that is time-consuming, inconvenient—and wonderful.
Many college students going hungry, need donated food groceries and food stamps
The Community Resilience Reader: Essential Resources for an Era of Upheaval
The Design Flaw at the Core of Humanity’s Malaise
Recognizing the design flaws in our default programming is the first step to envisioning the world we know is possible.
Fritjof Capra talks about his journey towards balancing science and spirituality
Shifting From Parts to Patterns
Beyond Organic to Regenerative Organic
3 circular principles for healthy agriculture
In Defense Of Green Tape
Inside the Pity-Our-Farmers Tax ‘Reform’ Scam
No farm families, repeat no farm families, are losing their family farms to the federal estate tax.
Solar-Powered Jets Could Someday Take Off
Sun-fueled flight is now at least theoretically possible, new experiments show—but scientists have a long way to go before carbon-neutral aircraft actually fly.
Profit is not an accurate measure of business success
Protecting Our Planet through Climate Action on Multiple Fronts
How Coral Researchers Are Coping With the Death of Reefs
The drumbeat of devastating news can take its toll on the mental health of people who have devoted their lives to coral.
Danone focuses climate efforts on regenerative agriculture
Ben and Jerry’s vs. Glyphosate: Moving on from the Toxic Relationship
The future of crops in Ireland: It’s time for farmers to wise up in glyphosate debate!
Texas: Environmental justice in America
‘America’s dirty little secret’: the Texas town that has been without running water for decades
Sandbranch is a small, poor, largely African American community just outside Dallas but its residents have to rely on charitable donations of bottled water
More harm than good with climate geo-engineering
Warming pause isn’t over: it never began
E-bikes: time to saddle up with low-cost energy and no sweat?
E-bikes are well-established in some EU countries, but how about the UK? Old-school cyclist Peter Kimpton tries a new model to see if he’d be tempted to swap
‘Modern air is a little too clean’: the rise of air pollution denial
Renewables will drive ‘steep decline’ in wholesale electricity price in Australia – report
Exclusive: Frontier Economics’ modelling commissioned by government says 6,000MW of renewable capacity entering market will reduce prices in 2018-20
NPR: What The Industry Knew About Sugar’s Health Effects, But Didn’t Tell Us.
Your Taxpayer Dollars Are Funding Corporate Propaganda
Congress wants to spend millions peddling corporate BS on GMOs.
People Act Where US Fails On Climate
U.S. subnationals shoulder climate role in Bonn, Trump sidelined
Canada & UK launch coal phaseout plan
Climate Chaos & Local Resilience
WATER SOLUTIONS IN THE AMERICAN WEST
Crops in 25 States Damaged by Unintended Drift of Weed Killer
Climate Science Special Report
Climate Crisis and Managed Deindustrialization: Debating Alternatives to Ecological Collapse
If we don’t change the conversation, if we don’t deal with the systemic problems of capitalism and come up with a viable alternative, our goose is cooked.
From Miami to Shanghai: 3C of warming will leave world cities below sea level
An elevated level of climate change would lock in irreversible sea-level rises affecting hundreds of millions of people, Guardian data analysis shows
Climate refugees move up the agenda
Funding Tar Sands: Private Banks vs. the Paris Agreement
Documents how global private banks are driving climate change, environmental destruction and Indigenous rights abuses by financing tar sands pipelines, mines, and the companies behind them.
As Elon Musk Proposes Taking Over Power Authority, Puerto Ricans Demand Community-Owned Solar Power
By Amy Goodman and Juan González, Democracy Now! | Video Interview
New Zealand’s New Leader Wants to Kill Off Carbon
Is Taiwan on the cusp of a ‘green’ revolution?
With a unique industrial development plan centered on alternative energy sources, the nation is set for the new energy era
US switches focus of its Bonn event from clean energy to fossil fuels
One of US’s only public events, originally billed as promoting clean energy, has since been changed to favour coal and nuclear power
Organic Farm Co-op To Be World’s Largest Food Producer Using 100% Renewable Energy
PICKING LOSERS: WHY COAL AND NUCLEAR INTERESTS ARE DESPERATE FOR A RATEPAYER BAILOUT
It’s time for recycled-content mandates
Humans have dumped tons of plastic into oceans. Now it’s reached the deepest depths, study finds
The problem with bioplastics
Sustainable growth: Time to stop trashing environment
Regenerative capitalist Hunter Lovins offers economic insights at Kelowna conference
Pruitt leads Trump’s economic war on the environment
In the Water-Scarce Southwest, an Ancient Irrigation System Disrupts Big Agriculture
In New Mexico and Colorado, the “acequia” is more than just democratic water distribution —it is at the center of Southwest culture.
How Monsanto Captured the EPA (And Twisted Science) To Keep Glyphosate on the Market
Since 1973, Monsanto has cited dubious science, like tests on the uteri of male mice, and the EPA has let much of it slide.
GMO Apples Arriving on U.S. Shelves for First Time
Genetically modified apple reaches US stores, but will consumers bite?
Pruitt’s EPA Abandoning Duty to Protect Kids From Dangerous Pesticides
New Research Shows Herbicide Ingredients Cause Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria
Why Colgate and Nestle are setting an internal price on water
Big meat and big dairy’s climate emissions put Exxon Mobil to shame
Arkansas Panel Backs Ban of Controversial Herbicide Dicamba
The Fight Against The Tiny Plastic Pellets Choking Our Oceans
Our addiction to plastic has serious consequences.
Pierre Yves Cousteau: Ancient Greece can teach us about environment
Europe must design economic incentives fit for a circular economy
According to Zero Waste Europe the current European economic incentives to reduce, reuse and recycle plastic packaging in Europe need to be re-thought.
Kids Sue Trump Over Climate Rollbacks and Reliance on ‘Junk Science’
Children Sue Trump Admin for ‘Reckless and Deliberate Indifference’ to Climate Threat
“We must hold the federal government accountable for the long-term environmental harm that is propagating under its direction,” said Clean Air Council’s Joseph Minott. “It’s time to fight back.”
Environmental justice in America
A civil rights ’emergency’: justice, clean air and water in the age of Trump
The Trump administration is peeling away rules designed to protect clean air and water, fueling a growing urgency around the struggle for environmental justice, say political leaders, academics and activists
Wind powered all of Scotland in October & other Renewable Success Stories
‘Biggest Pile of Money on the Planet’ To Dump Fossil Fuels Holdings
In ‘astonishing’ move, Norwegian government advised to divest its sovereign wealth fund
of all its shares in oil and gas industry
The ultra-efficient, hidden heat source for Amazon’s new HQ
Past climate lessons prompt present rethink
If we act on climate change now, the economic prize will be immense
Averting the apocalypse: lessons from Costa Rica
The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World
SOLAR CITIES OF THE FUTURE WILL BE POWERED BY WINDOWS THAT CAN GENERATE ELECTRICITY
Honda Claims Its Electric Cars Will Charge in 15 Minutes by 2022
New paradigm needed for waste
Producing ‘zero waste plastics’
Initiative to extract value from production waste
BRITISH PLASTICS FEDERATION RELEASE RESPONSE TO BLUE PLANET II EPISODE
Making carbon count: how pricing in externalities could drive the circular economy
Find alternatives to plastic, take action now
Wasted opportunity: EU stalemate on food waste reduction
THIS REVERSIBLE GLUE COULD CHANGE THE WAY WE MAKE EVERYDAY PRODUCTS
UK to explore tax on single-use plastics
Two Greeks bridge the gap between Greece and Australia
eBay (VIDEO) | Circular Economy: An Engine of the Future (2 min)
Climate Deniers, Koch Brothers, Help Buy Time Magazine
A Perilous Time, a Promising Movement
No matter what our specific issue passion, we now see that we can’t move it forward without fixing the rules of our democracy itself.
Chemical company’s response to water worries: Silence