“Cow manure is a sticky problem for the climate”

“Dairy farms produce a lot of milk, but they also produce a lot of manure – more than one hundred pounds per day per adult cow. Many farms use large amounts of water to flush animal waste into… Read More

“Was Your Seafood Caught With Slave Labor? New Database Helps Retailers Combat Abuse”

“The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program, known best for its red, yellow and green sustainable seafood-rating scheme, is unveiling its first Seafood Slavery Risk Tool on Thursday. It’s a database designed to help corporate seafood buyers assess… Read More

“Stanford engineers develop a new method of keeping the lights on if the world turns to 100% clean, renewable energy”

Researchers propose three separate ways to avoid blackouts if the world transitions all its energy to electricity or direct heat and provides the energy with 100 percent wind, water and sunlight. The solutions reduce energy requirements, health damage… Read More

“San Francisco’s Tallest Building Makes Big Water Recycling Statement”

“Of particular interest to me, Salesforce Tower will also house the largest water recycling system in a commercial high-rise building in the United States. A black-water system will recycle all of the water used in the building to… Read More

“Natural gas killed coal – now renewables and batteries are taking over”

“Over the past decade, coal has been increasingly replaced by cheaper, cleaner energy sources. US coal power production has dropped by 44% (866 terawatt-hours [TWh]). It’s been replaced by natural gas (up 45%, or 400 TWh), renewables (up… Read More

“Tea Farmer In India Leads Charge For Organic, Evades The Charge Of Elephants”

“As you clutch a cuppa for a bit of winter warmth, spare a moment to consider the elaborate process that goes into producing that seemingly simple sip of tea. In the biggest tea-growing region in India, the hazards… Read More

“Researchers continue studying ‘fish in the fields’”

“Preliminary results indicate that reviving and modernizing the simple, age-old practice of raising fish in rice fields can reap enormous benefits worldwide, according to spokeswoman Deborah Moskowitz, ‘dramatically reducing climate-changing methane emissions, protecting our ocean wildlife, supporting more… Read More

“Sustainable Shopping: Is it Possible to Fly Sustainably?”

While truly sustainable air travel isn’t currently possible, there are ways to fly that are less harmful than others. Here are some ideas to make your travel plans more sustainable. https://probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2018/01/sustainable-shopping-possible-fly-sustainably/

“7 ways to build a sustainable work culture”

Engaging employees in sustainability has wide-reaching benefits, far beyond our individual companies. So rather than sit back and feel pleased with our efforts, I wanted to share our learnings in the hope that it might help others start… Read More

“This new Florida city will produce its own power and run self-driving buses”

“The city of the future will not be the cold metal domes or Mars settlements of science fiction movies. It will be a community of 19,500 homes surrounded by thousands of acres of green space and capable of… Read More