When I began filming "Soil Carbon Cowboys" in the summer of 2013, I had one intention: to inspire McDonald’s and Walmart to incentivize their farmers to
Hunting and gathering for food is taking on a whole new meaning of late. The ever-lengthening line at my local Whole Foods starts to wrap around the outside of
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals faced a major shortage of personal protective equipment, ventilators and other essential medical supplies.
Large companies in certain industries are doing fine during the pandemic — entertainment streaming services, general merchandisers and grocers are enjoying a
This article originally was published on Ensia. This story is part of the Pulitzer Center’s nationwide Connected Coastlines reporting initiative. “From Rust to
As a sustainability person, I like to speak of the "three Ps." But in my case, it stands for "Please, please, please!" — as in "Please, please, PLEASE stop
This article is sponsored by Schneider Electric.
The changes in energy and sustainability over the past decade were seismic and the new decade — starting with
If you were to believe the mainstream business media, there would be no question whatsoever that the twin crises of a pandemic and a recession have pretty much
For anyone involved in the energy and sustainability industry back in 2010, 2020 is hardly recognizable. Changes over the past decade were seismic and the new
This is an excerpt from "Ruling the Waters: California’s Kern River, the Environment, and the Making of Western Water Law" by Douglas R. Littlefield. It is
Week in Review
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How sustainability reshapes post-pandemic supply chains
Getting back on the bus and
If your sustainability team has regular debates about how to label or describe its various initiatives, it’s not alone.
The nuances of all the various
In this crazy upside-down world, the line between residential and commercial energy is getting fuzzy.
Everything changed so quickly, it makes sense that
Amid the recent headline-grabbing investments in food ventures, one event went largely unnoticed: FedEx’s involvement in a $200 million raise by Indigo Ag, a
The COVID-19 crisis has disastrous human and economic consequences, revealing our system’s exposure to a variety of risks. The call for a more resilient,
Across the planet, our food system has become focused on producing quantity over quality. The way we’ve been farming since the Green Revolution has depleted
This article originally appeared on World Resources Institute.
Agriculture needs to close an 11-gigaton greenhouse gas (GHG) gap between expected emissions in
In late March, during the early hours of the COVID-19 crisis, just as New Yorkers were realizing how many might die, a small solar development company closed a
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Faster than you can say "masks, PPEs, ventilators and antibiotics," the redesign of global
Many hard lessons already have been learned — and, in some cases, ignored — as the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the world. The good news is that, so far, the
Among the many notes to myself about potential follow-up stories lies my scribbled reminder to check in on online payment tech company Stripe’s pledge last
Emerging carbon capture utilization (CCU) technologies potentially allow chemical companies and other manufacturers such as steel companies to convert waste
In nearly every way imaginable, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world order. It has tested global leaders, disrupted global supply chains and deeply
Doing away with a culture of disposability is one of the big dreams of the circular economy. A jolt in this direction came overnight as COVID-19 drove people
We know how to limit global warming: big reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. It’s an urgent problem, and an important question to ask is where we can find