Sustainability

The 10 most peaceful countries in the world

<b>Europe remains the most peaceful region, but the 2017 Global Peace Index shows that peace in the U.S. has taken a tumble.</b><p>Each year the non-profit …

Environment

Patagonia launches Worn Wear, an online store for used gear

<b>The pop-up events were so successful that the outdoor clothing retailer has made them permanent.</b><p>For years, outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia has …

Design Thinking

Is the US solar industry about to tear itself apart?

<b>The US solar industry has seen dramatic growth in the past few years, but a request for a rare trade action has led to a fierce fight over the future of the industry - and one that wouldn't exist without the presidency of Donald Trump.</b><p>Phil Brodhagen runs a solar installation company in Colorado …

Business

Cruise Lines Step Up To Protect Environment: 'It's Right Thing to Do'

MIAMI, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In Italy, kids are eating delicious and nutritious meals that were once surplus food prepared onboard ships for cruise passengers. In Miami, families in need are sleeping in comfortable beds with frames donated by cruise lines. At sea, cruise ships are …

Environment

The UN Is Forming An Accelerator To Make Its Sustainable Development Goals A Reality

Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G) will convene public and private sector leaders to come up with solutions to major issues like climate change, access to clean water, and building sustainable cities.<p>In the two years since the United Nations introduced the Sustainable …

Environment

This homegrown project brings new meaning to the term magic mushrooms

<b>Ecovative, a leader in the budding mycelium materials field, is offering a DIY kit that "grows" a lampshade.</b><p>Because I'm a fun guy, I mush ruminate …

Environment

Two-thirds of Singapore brands refuse to disclose palm oil usage: WWF report

Only 10 out of 27 Singapore brands willingly disclosed details of their palm oil usage when contacted by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).<p>The …

Palm Oil

Watch live as experts tackle our planet's most critical issues

Toward Sustainable Development<p>Every year, the United Nations (U.N.) holds a week-long event as part of its General Assembly. This event, which runs …

Sustainable Development

Morgan Stanley and Citi Say They Will Run on 100 Percent Clean Energy

Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Inc. announced they will get all of their energy from renewables in a few years, another show of corporate support for …

Business

It may not be possible to slow down fast fashion – so can the industry ever be sustainable?

The fashion industry has some major sustainability problems. By 2030, it is predicted that the industry’s water consumption will grow by 50% to 118 …

Environment

Crucial Metals For A Lower Carbon World: Part 1

<i>Overview: VanEck's natural resources investment strategies span the breadth of commodities sectors, and base/industrial metals play an important role.</i><p>…

Business

3 High-Yield Renewable Energy Stocks -- The Motley Fool

These stocks enable investors to collect a lot of green while going green.<p>The renewable energy market is growing at a scorching pace these days, …

Stocks

To break our fast-fashion addiction, Greenpeace says we have to embrace “true materialism”

Clothes are cheaper and more disposable to shoppers than ever, and the environment is suffering for it. Between 2000 and 2014, global clothing production doubled, according to McKinsey, while the average amount consumers spent per item, and how long they kept it, both declined. Producing this much …

Lifestyle

My 2013 Nissan Leaf goes further now than when I bought it

When I bought my used Nissan Leaf, I did so knowing that I rarely drive more than 30 to 40 miles in a day. For the occasional longer trips for …

Electric Vehicles

Battery Storage Still Needs Solar for Growth

Batteries are hyped as the fix-it for clean-energy projects that can’t otherwise produce power around the clock. But they may need solar for …

Business

Pacific Paddle Games receives Deep Blue Event certification from Sustainable Surf | GrindTV.com

The 2017 Pacific Paddle Games (PPG), slated for September 30, has become the first US-based SUP event to be designated as a Deep Blue Event by …

Extreme Sports

New methane plant at Lawrence landfill turns trash into fuel

A new $20 million methane plant at a landfill in Lawrence is turning trash into an energy source.<p>The Lawrence Journal-World reports the plant at the …

Business

Cottage in the Vineyard

Cottage in Fontanars is located in the municipality of Fontanars, on the outskirts of the village surrounded by large acreages. The project seeks the maximum environmental and landscape integration because of its border location between a zone of pine forests and the grapevine fields, being diluted …

Architecture

This is what an octopus city looks like (video)

<b>The recent discovery of 'Octlantis' defies the theory that octopuses are loners; now video footage shows the goings-on at the cephalopod …

Environment

Meet Crux Fermentation Project

Raffle<br>Local Food Truck<p>Current list for Crux Fermentation Project event:<br>Palooza<br>Hazy Sky<br>X10416<br>French Connection<br>Freakcake<br>Better Off Red<br>Tough Love<br>In The …

French Connection

Car ETF Rallying – Is It Sustainable? | Investopedia

There are quite a few car makers in the world, and the exchange-traded fund (ETF) that holds positions in 35 car companies on both domestic and …

Trading

British Coffee Association Launches First Sustainability Mission

The British Coffee Association has for the first time established a sustainability committee, today publishing its sustainability mission that …

Coffee

Trails Around the World, the magazine of the World Trails Network

The World Trails Network strives to connect the diverse trails of the world to promote the creation, enhancement, and protection of outstanding trail …

Backpacking

How Merkel’s Green Energy Policy Has Fueled Demand for Coal

By 2030, the eastern German town of Poedelwitz will likely be razed to get at the rich veins of coal beneath its half-timbered houses. The reason: …

Energy

It's time to adopt Cosmic Time, one time for the entire world

Every year about this time I go on about how it’s time we changed the way we tell time- that we should schedule events using Universal Time (formerly …

Environment

Climate change: 10 Himalayan states discuss growing challenges, policies for sustainable development at Aizwal summit

<b>Aizawl:</b> The 6th edition of the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit (SMDS-VI) began on a rousing note in the sprawling Mizoram University campus …

Climate

A leading economist thinks Sydney and Melbourne property could be 25-30% overvalued

Mike Hewitt/Getty Images<p>Sydney and Melbourne housing markets look to be 25-30% above their fair value, based on a historical comparison of house …

Economy

Namibia: President Geingob Speaks at the UN General Debate

Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy-second session.<p>document<p>New York — …

Africa

13 storey tower built of sustainably harvested Brazilian wood

We have shown a lot of wood buildings on TreeHugger, but this is the first design we have seen for tall wood in Brazil. Designed by Triptyque …

Environment

Developing countries can prosper without increasing emissions

One of the ironies of fighting climate change is that developed countries – which have benefited from decades or centuries of industrialisation – are …

Climate