Michigan’s second-highest court has dealt a legal blow to Nestlé’s Ice Mountain water brand, ruling that the company’s commercial water-bottling operation is “not an essential public service” or a public
The global wave of school strikes for the climate over the past year has “achieved nothing” because greenhouse gas emissions have continued to rise, Greta Thunberg has told activists at UN climate talks
In November, I wrote that fossil fuel subsidies worth $700 billion are stalling the energy transition. Many readers emailed me asking for specific examples of these subsidies. Others pointed out that billion
Activists and environmentally minded lawyers are seeking new ways to use the law to slow global warming and assign responsibility for the resulting economic damages. They’ve been given new urgency by Donald
Inger Andersen is executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme. We are doing nowhere near enough to limit climate change. Greenhouse gas emissions are rising when they should be falling.
Expect to pay $141 more for groceries, restaurants, take-out next year according to a food expert who cites climate change as one of the main factors. The average single person in Canada is forecast to
Ontario’s climate change plan is “not yet supported by sound evidence,” will miss its emissions-reduction targets, and is still predicated on programs – such as subsidies for electric cars – that Premier
Hundreds of thousands of young people have taken to the streets from Manila to Copenhagen as part of the latest student climate strikes to demand radical action on the unfolding ecological emergency. and
In 2008 a Walmart worker was trampled to death by crowds at a Black Friday shop opening in New York. The event was one of a handful of incidents that became emblematic of that distinctly American occasion.
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The frenzy associated with Black Friday shopping was missing this year as U.S. retailers offered earlier discounts and more consumers shopped online, though spot checks
Protecting the endangered Asiatic cheetah. Tweeting a satirical poem. Attending a climate conference. Campaigning against a power plant. These actions hardly conjure images of suicide bombers or coup Yet,
LONDON — When the British government introduced a 5-pence levy on plastic bags four years ago, it encouraged shoppers to help reduce environmental damage by bringing their own reusable “bags for life.”
H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson is speaking out against a trend that poses a serious threat to the human species. Nope, not climate change: “consumer shaming.” In a Sunday interview with Bloomberg, Persson