Is Earth Smart?
We came up with a way to measure the intelligence of entire planets. Things aren’t looking great for ours.

Can a planet have a mind of its own?

Harmful subsidies: why is the world still funding the destruction of nature?
Government-financed support in sectors including agriculture, fossil fuels and water is incentivising the annihilation of the natural world. But reforming the system is politically fraught.
– – World spends $1.8tn a year on subsidies that harm environment, study finds

Pharmaceutical pollution of the world’s rivers

New certified PFAS-free and preferred furniture fabrics …

Reshaping retail
How ethics and sustainability
are changing retail’s ecosystem

One in five retailers dropping suppliers over sustainability concerns, report reveals.
British retailers have collectively cancelled £7.1bn in contracts with suppliers over the past 12 months
over concerns regarding ethics and the environment, a new Barclays report has found.–report-reveals/

One in three Americans have detectable levels of toxic weedkiller, study finds.
Human exposure to 2,4-D has substantially risen despite a multitude of health and environmental concerns.

How to invest in the net zero transition.

In prioritizing conservation, animal culture should be a factor, study says

Cost of Solar Panels in 2022: What to Expect.
How much do solar panels cost? Let’s take a look.

In Labels We Trust: How Food Certification Labels Can Help Consumers Make Better Choices.
Can food certification labels, seals and standards help eaters make better choices?
We think they can. But there are hundreds of different labels and claims that can appear on food packaging
—and the challenge is knowing which of them can be trusted.

What you need to know about organic food & farming to have a positive impact for yourself and the planet.

UN report: The world’s farms stretched to ‘a breaking point’.
The world’s climate-stressed and pollution-degraded farming and agricultural system must shift quickly to sustainable practices to feed an additional 2 billion mouths expected by 2050, a new United Nations report finds.

The state of the world’s land and water resources for food and agriculture: Systems at breaking point (SOLAW 2021)

10 Environmental Podcasts to Listen to in 2022

Why the Chemical Industry Is an Overlooked Climate Foe — and What to Do About It.
It’s time to overhaul the chemical industry — for the sake of fenceline communities and the rest of the planet.

Tyson’s Need for Feed.
Estimating the Farmland Demand of a Massive Supply Chain, and Why It Matters.

Scientists raise alarm over ‘dangerously fast’ growth in atmospheric methane
As global methane concentrations soar over 1,900
parts per billion, some researchers fear that global warming itself is behind the rapid rise.

Nuclear fusion heat record a ‘huge step’ in quest for new energy source
Oxfordshire scientists’ feat raises hopes of using reactions that power sun for low-carbon energy.

‘Oil spills of our time’: experts sound alarm about plastic lost in cargo ship disasters.
Sri Lankan beaches buried in pellets only ‘tip of the iceberg’ of environmental harm after analysis of nurdles from burning ship.

Advisory warns of PFAS in beef from Michigan cattle farm.

Ancient Nutrition partners with Rodale Institute for regenerative ag transition
Supplement brand Ancient Nutrition has announced a
scientific research partnership with regenerative organic agriculture pioneers Rodale Institute on its regenerative agricultural efforts.

What Is the Future of Organic?
In the era of climate change, organic agriculture is about to win—or lose—big.

The clean energy claims of BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell: A mismatch between discourse, actions and investments.

Promised debt relief, some Black farmers get collection notices.
Confusion, anxiety as USDA effort is in limbo.