The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), passed in 1976 and never updated, regulates the chemicals used in consumer products. And there are many chemicals, over 80,000 of them, in consumer [...]
Russell Gold’s pragmatic piece about fracking in the Wall Street Journal makes a number of excellent points. First, our economy has such an enormo ...
Harvard University has announced a string of new initiatives aimed at improving environmental sustainability and promoting renewable energy. The unive ...
Last year marked a turning point in the renewable energy field. Growth of 36.5 GW in newly installed solar generating capacity exceeded that of wind ...
With global water use growing at more than twice the rate of human population increase in the last century, the issue of water security issue is quickly rising to the [...]
The World Bank, a leading global financier of biodiversity conservation, has said that biodiversity is critical to ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity for the millions who depend on nature [...]
A group of 140 companies operating in California, including General Motors, Apple, eBay, Intel, Gap, Levi Strauss, Nestle, Symantec, North Face and Acer, have placed their weight behind an ambitious [...]
The world needs to make a transition to renewable energy as part of a global sustainability project, but until solar, wind and other renewablesâ€‹ become the norm, thereâ€™s one solution [...]
Hotels account for 15 percent of the total water use in commercial and institutional facilities in the U.S., according to the EPA. Restrooms, laundry operations, landscaping and kitchens comprise the [...]
General Electric Co. has set aside an additional $10 billion through 2020 for the development of clean energy technologies, which will generate revenues and create a positive environmental impact. GEâ€™s [...]