Over the next year, the average American household of four will spend roughly $1800 on food they don't eat. Why do we throw away so much in the kitchen, and how can we cut those losses? Now, the culinary industry…
By Allison Aubrey, NPR
Organic agriculture is billed as better for the environment, but a wholesale shift to this farming practice could increase net greenhouse gas emissions, a new study reports.
By Courtney Vinopal
Natural disasters forced 7 million people to be displaced in the first half of this year.
By Yale Environment 360
Chemists have adapted emerging technology -- called nanocoils -- to dissolve microplastics and turn the pollution into food for algae.
By Berly McCoy
PBS NewsHour spoke to four researchers about what the U.S. stands to gain and lose from future crewed voyages to the moon.
Heating and cooling buildings consumes 40 percent of energy used across the world. As climate change continues to threaten the planet, rising temperatures may only increase the usage. Now, an architect in Boston is trying to change not just how…
By Jeffrey Brown
The Netherlands has become a global leader in implementing the tenets of a “circular economy,” a radical new approach to sustainable living that focuses on reducing consumption, minimizing waste and reusing nearly everything. As Jeffrey Brown reports, some Dutch companies…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
In an attempt to “do it the right way,” developer Syd Kitson is building Babcock Ranch, an 18,000-acre planned community just north of Ft. Meyers, with hope that it can operate almost entirely on solar power. So far about 200…
By PBS NewsHour
Walmart says that 28 percent of domestic power at its stores comes from renewable sources. And 85 percent of companies in the S&P 500 are also reporting updates on sustainability in their annual reports for investors -- up from 11…
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