Though environmental issues still need serious attention, there's progress in the IT sector, according to a local NGO.
Improving energy efficiency in U.S. buildings by just 10 percent could reduce national energy costs by $20 billion. Is Obama's second term a new opportunity to create policy change?
Working with the United Nations, Microsoft Research is undertaking the task of digitizing the way we understand the global carbon cycle to offer novel software tools for other researchers. ...
All the news related to carbon fraud in Europe has received plenty of attention. Meanwhile, California hopes to circumvent these problems in its new cap-and-trade system.
A 30-year veteran of the field shares why a company has to be careful of what it measures.
Don't let criminals steal the possibility of a U.S. carbon market, urges Enviance CEO Lawrence Goldenhersh. Price-distorting fraud is preventable, he argues, and companies should back cap and...
A new report finds that most companies in the Fortune 100 and Global 100 have set goals -- and more are committing to renewable energy use.
Why organizations need both the ability and the desire to systematically implement pollution prevention and energy efficiency opportunities into business operations.
Does your company need help improving efficiency and cutting costs? Pollution prevention interns could be the solution.
Most supermarkets' refrigeration systems leak greenhouse gases into the air. Now some big companies, including Target and SuperValu, are partnering with the EPA to fix those leaks.
Pollution prevention is shifting from reducing toxic effluents to making consumer products safer. A proposed California regulation hopes to lead the way.
A prescription for the energy industry to lower fracking’s chemical impact and address community concerns with more meaningful public disclosure.
New North American regulations affecting emissions from ocean shipping has already produced results, and is the latest step in reducing the carbon footprint created by the transportation industry...
The European Union plans to shore up its Emissions Trading Scheme following a dramatic fall in carbon prices. Does this mean an end to the carbon trading system?
Preserving renewable natural capital is not a fringe issue for environmentalists. Just ask the 86 CEOs who have agreed to develop natural capital accounting methodologies to inform business...
One of the Big Three auto makers says sustainability is now a primary part of its marketplace strategy.
Making sustainability central to logistics decisions requires closer collaboration and creative thinking by shippers, suppliers, packagers and retailers.
Implementing energy and resource saving strategies at the Chumash Casino Resort has resulted in reduced utility costs despite an increase in utility rates and its connected load.
TerraCycle says it can make an impact against the ever-growing mountain of cigarette butts. While the campaign has gotten approval from tobacco manufacturers, there are doubts about whether it...
Done right, aquaculture is a sustainable way to produce healthy protein. But done wrong fish farming can create major environmental problems.