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10 Brands That Will Disappear In 2015: 24/7 Wall St.

Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 American brands that we predict will disappear before the end of the next year. This year’s list reflects the fact that mergers and acquisitions are at unprecedented levels. While some of the companies on this list may disappear because they continue to be at …

Starbucks to Start Offering Wireless Charging in San Francisco

Starbucks is planning to add another bit of ambiance to its stores: wireless charging for smartphones.<p>The company has announced it's in the early …

UK 'will be fifth biggest economy by 2020’

Jobs growth and younger workforce will push Britain above France in economic league table, says PwC<p>Britain's younger workforce and flexible labour market will help to propel it above France as the world’s fifth largest economy before the end of the decade, according to new research.<p>PwC said rapid …

No-waste lunch: China's "Clean Your Plate" campaign

<i>Agriculture is the third-largest emitter of global greenhouse gas pollution. Yet roughly one-third of what we grow is never eaten. Cutting down on waste is a challenge in China, where ordering more than you can eat is seen as a status symbol among the newly wealthy. But a new grassroots “Clean Your</i> …

Cafeteria lunch: Industrial kitchens dish out climate-friendly cuisine

<i>Food service companies serve millions of meals a day in the US in a process that's largely industrialized, carbon-intensive and extremely wasteful. The company Bon Appétit, which serves 145 million meals a year, hopes to revolutionize the industry by changing what they serve, how they serve it and</i> …

Half of world's food is thrown out, wasted: Study

January 10, 2013 | 2:15 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/01/10/world/food-9-billion/half-worlds-food-thrown-out-wasted-study/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Recycled lunch: Using human waste to grow food, and fight climate change

<i>Synthetic fertilizers have helped fuel a food boom over the last century, but they also contribute mightily to climate change. So now there’s a growing push for a return to the ancient practice of using human waste as fertilizer, but with modern sanitary safeguards. The idea is starting to catch on</i> …

The hidden costs of hamburgers

As a nonprofit news organization, what matters to us is the same thing that matters to you: being a source for trustworthy, independent news that makes people smarter about business and the economy. So if Marketplace has helped you understand the economy better, make more informed financial …

Vertical lunch: To increase food production, crowded Singapore looks up

<i>A new super-efficient vertical farming system in Singapore is producing greens for the 5 million residents of the crowded city-state. The system is helping increase Singapore’s food security, while also helping cut down on the climate impact of food production. Sam Eaton reports, in the first part</i> …

Carbon-neutral lunch: Costa Rica looks to lead on climate-friendly ag

<i>Costa Rica has become a laboratory for reducing the climate impact of agriculture since the country announced four years ago that it would become the world's first carbon-neutral country by 2021. Scientists, small-scale farmers and industrial plantations are all taking part in the effort. Sam Eaton</i> …

Study Points to 10 Key Nutrition Interventions that Could Save the Lives of Children

A new study in the journal The Lancet outlines 10 key nutrition interventions that could save the lives of almost a million children a year.<p>These interventions include giving vitamin A and zinc supplements to toddlers, and offering calcium to pregnant women.<p>Host Marco Werman speaks with the study's …

Haute Cuisine: Spanish Farm Makes Bet on 'Bug Revolution'

Haute Cuisine: Spanish Farm Makes Bet on 'Bug Revolution'<p>In a warehouse in Spain, a French farmer is raising what she hopes will be the next big thing in French and European cooking: insects.<p>It's a sound you'll hear on a lot of farms around the world at night, off in the distance, behind the moos …

Changing lunch: For farmers, new 'can't miss' technology isn't always enough

<i>There are lots of promising innovations in sustainable farming tools and methods out there these days, but they're often slow to catch on among small farmers. Guest blogger Shane Bryan says societies need to focus not just on producing better tools, but also on creating an environment in which</i> …

Alt-meat lunch: In the Netherlands, a lab for low-impact alternatives to livestock

<i>Demand for animal protein is surging, and so are the environmental costs of producing it. So researchers in the Netherlands are exploring alternatives to livestock, from insects to faux cuts of beef to lab-grown meat. Reporter Jon Miller traveled there for the final part of our "What's for Lunch"</i> …