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New research finds affluent citizens are responsible for ‘most environmental impacts’ and will play crucial roles in ‘retreating to safer environmental conditions’

While the United States is the wealthiest country with a GDP of $20 trillion, it also has the 2nd most…

June 29, 2020

After finishing his Chemistry Ph.D., he raised $17.8 million to build Hazel Technologies. Now his company is on track to save 270 million pounds of food waste in 2020

When we think about food waste, we often think about how wasteful we are at the end of the supply…

June 26, 2020

Is vegetable-tanned leather as sustainable as the fashion industry makes it out to be?

Vegetable-tanned leather underlies a lot of everyday accessories: belts, wallets, bags, shoes, purses—you name it. In fact, many companies advertise…

June 26, 2020

Covid-19 will reveal ‘critical aspects’ of how human activity impacts wildlife, researchers say

For the past few months, many of us were under quarantine to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Due…

June 25, 2020

Now’s the best time for big companies to lean into reforestation. Here’s how, according to the CEO of a non-profit that planted 4 million trees last year

While many of us celebrate Covid-19 slowing GHG emissions, there's a lot left unsaid on the rise of deforestation. As…

June 25, 2020

New study finds climate change will likely ‘intensify infectious disease outbreaks’ and cause mass mortality events in marine mammals

Covid-19 has left few stones unturned—and scientists are noticing that humans aren't the only creatures suffering from major pandemics. With…

June 25, 2020

Modi’s recent decision to auction 41 coal mines is moving India further away from a sustainable future

With Covid-19 destroying economies across the globe, governments are desperate to find ways to revive essential cash flows. So Indian…

June 24, 2020

Researchers find climate change-related air pollution and heat exposure ‘significantly associated’ with risk to pregnancy outcomes

In a recent investigation of 57 studies, which accounted for 32,798,152 births across the U.S., scientists found a significant association…

June 23, 2020

Plastic waste a growing problem as the demand for masks and other PPE spikes

One of the few silver linings of Covid-19 is evident: the drastic decrease in emissions. What many of us don't…

June 22, 2020

New bottled water brand ZenWtr wants to help save our oceans — and it’s on track to rescue 70 million plastic water bottles from the ocean in 2020

What do beverage brands Body Armor, Fuze, and Core have in common? They were all started by founder Lance Collins—and…

June 18, 2020

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