“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

“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

“How buyers can guard themselves from ‘greenwashing'”

“The practice is called “greenwashing,” and home shoppers need to be on guard: It means a house is being marketed as environmentally friendly and energy-saving when it doesn’t really deserve that description. Greenwashing is a growing issue in… Read More

“David Attenborough says world must act now on plastic after witnessing its impacts filming Blue Planet II”

“More than eight million tonnes of plastic reaches the sea every year. There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, and 99 per cent of the planet’s seabirds will have eaten some. Humans are… Read More

“This Country Is Leading the World in Ending Food Waste”

“Because of its strict zero food waste policies, sustainable agricultural practices, and the healthy eating habits of its people, France has retained the top spot in the Food Sustainability Index, a study of 34 countries by The Economist… Read More

“Is Bitcoin Mining Contributing to Global Warming?”

“Bitcoin mining is using increasingly large amounts of energy. In a world concerned about global warming and extreme weather changes, that can be worrisome. Bitcoin mining is the process of adding new blocks with transaction data to the… Read More

“An open letter on COP23 from Walmart and WWF”

“At COP23, governments are convening to discuss next steps for implementation of the Paris Agreement, which aims to achieve net-zero global greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century. To accomplish that, world leaders must establish more aggressive emissions reduction targets… Read More

“SoCal Edison’s battle plan against ‘serious threat’ of climate change”

“Southern California Edison Tuesday unveiled a plan to battle air pollution and the “serious threat” of climate change by “leading the transformation of the electric industry.” The rather bureaucratic statement sets forth a Clean Power and Electrification Pathway,… Read More

“New data gives hope for meeting the Paris climate targets”

“Over the past half-century, growth in the global economy and carbon pollution have been tied together. When the global economy has been strong, we’ve consumed more energy, which has translated into burning more fossil fuels and releasing more… Read More

“China Fossil Fuel Deadline Shifts Focus to Electric Car Race”

“China will set a deadline for automakers to end sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles, becoming the biggest market to do so in a move that will accelerate the push into the electric car market led by companies including BYD… Read More