Business & Policy

    The latest on sustainable business and industry, environmental strategies, economics, and food policy.
    Gas Station Convenience Store
    What Is Food Apartheid?
    Bring a Book Take a Book Sign
    Stop Buying New Things: Swap, Share, Borrow Instead
    Signs for vegetables and greens for Sale
    Tips for Converting Small Farms to Organic Production
    Over the shoulder view of young Asian woman grocery shopping in supermarket. She is reading the nutrition label on the bottle of fresh orange juice
    The Wildly Misleading Nature of 'Natural' Labels on Food
    Allemansrätten, the Swedish Right to Roam the Countryside, Is Guaranteed by the Constitution
    A row of dairy cows feeding from a trough
    The Texas Mega-Dairy Fire is an Urgent Call to Address the Costly Clean-Up of Big Ag’s Cruelty
    A designer's mood board featuring sketches of shoesAll
    Allbirds Announces the World’s First Net-Zero Carbon Sneaker
    Vjosa river valley, Nemërçka mountain in background, Albania
    Europe's Last Wild River 'Protected Once and For All' with National Park Designation
    Woman Hands Holding Vintage Bowl With Sweet Strawberries
    The 12 Fruits and Vegetables With the Highest Pesticide Residues
    Blue Marlin and Humpback Red Snapper fish glide over a colorful ocean reef full of coral plants
    How Does Mercury Get in Fish?
    Veggie Burger, vegan, with salad, radish, tomato, rock chive
    From Vegan to Keto, Which of 6 Popular Diets Has the Highest Carbon Footprint?
    Trolley filled with groceries in wholesale store Landscape
    What is a Food Desert?
    Indoor farm of hens that lay eggs.
    What's the Difference Between Cage-Free and Free-Range Eggs?
    LED Bulbs
    US Government to Crank Lightbulb Efficiency Up to 120 Lumens Per Watt
    Food Inflation Continues To Increase With Eggs Costing 38% More Than A Year Ago
    The Egg Shortage Reflects a Cruel, Unsustainable System
    Fairtrade Certified Oranges
    What Is Fair Trade? Overview and Consumer Tips
    Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg with electric cars
    US Agencies Release Blueprint for Decarbonizing Transportation and It's Amazing
    Smoke exiting a building.
    Fossil Fuel Funding Fudges Climate Research
    A protestor holding a "divest from climate change" poster.
    Vanguard Quits Key Climate Initiative—Will it Quit Climate Action Too?
    USPS van
    US Postal Service Is Going All-Electric After All
    Debris is seen during a storm surge near the Puerto Chico Harbor during the passing of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
    Puerto Rico Sues Oil Majors Over Hurricane Damage
    HYBRIT Pilot Plant
    Europe to Put 'Green Tariff' on Dirty Imports
    DB train
    German Rail Operator Switches to Reusable Cups and Plates to Curb Waste
    Smoke billowing from power plant stacks in the distance
    What Is Cap and Trade? Policy, Examples, and Effectiveness
    Concept luna removing keyboard
    Dell's Concept Laptop Is a 'Design for Disassembly' Win
    refrigerant cylinders
    US to Ban Refrigerants With High Global Warming Potential
    Is It Safe to Eat Sunflower Seeds Whole?
    Energy Secretary Granholm and President Biden are in the news
    Biden-Harris Administration to Electrify Buildings and Clean Up Indoor Air Quality
    Three wind turbines on a landscape of rolling hills and blue sky.
    What Are the Three Pillars of Sustainability?
    Hyperburgers app
    Hyperburgers Is a Radical Idea for a Supermarket
    Rising Seas And Warming Temperatures Force Alaskan Coastal Community To Move Inland
    US to Relocate Tribal Groups Due to Climate Change
    A head of a white caged goose with an orange beak close up behind a metal fence in a poultry foie gras production concept
    King Charles Bans Foie Gras From Royal Residences
    Climate Activists Rally Outside The Supreme Court Over Their Recent EPA Decision
    A Conservative Recalibration on Climate Is Inevitable, But Bipartisanship Is Not the Endgame
    Attendees photograph one another outside the main entrance on the first day of the UNFCCC COP 27 climate conference on November 06, 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
    United Nations Urges Companies to Stop Greenwashing
    checking refrigerant
    Biden Dedicates $9B to Fund Half a Million Heat Pumps
    Amazon Go's first store
    Amazon Go Seeks Toughest Zero Carbon Certification
    Crab Pot on deck of the fishing Boat
    Understanding the Sustainable Seafood Industry
    old fashioned Gas meter
    Will Fuel Prices Drive Energy Conservation?
    Is this journey really necessary?
    House of Lords Committee Calls for Living a 1.5 Degree Lifestyle
    Pedestrians walking everywhere in Detroit, 1917
    California, Where Jaywalking Laws were Invented, Now Legalizes It
    Yvon Chouinard
    Yvon Chouinard Just Gave Patagonia Away to Help the Environment
    Lizz Truss
    Are British Conservatives Really Committed to Climate Action?
    Cryptocurrency Bitcoin in hand
    Why Cryptocurrency Is Bad for the Environment
    19 of the Best Environmental Charities to Support
    street view in Haarlem, Netherlands
    Dutch City Moves to Ban Ads for 'Intensively Farmed' Meat
    farmer's field during drought in UK
    British Supermarket Lidl Commits to Selling Produce Stunted by Drought
    Detail of giant blue-colored water pipes, a peculiar system used to pump away ground-water from flooded foundations of construction sites.
    The Inflation Reduction Act Is a Huge Win for Climate But Still Falls Short
    Solar Could Be the Keystone of Biden’s Decarbonization Plans
    Large group of wind turbines on the hill at Interstate 84 in Oregon, Near Portland, USA
    What Oregon's Ambitious Climate Bill Means for Climate Change
    XL migrating canada geese
    What Is the Migratory Bird Treaty Act?
    What Is a Carbon Tax?
    A large field of lettuce growing near the foothills in Yuma, Arizona.
    Eat Your Salad While You Can—There May Not Be Any Lettuce This Winter
    President Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act Into Law
    What’s Not in Biden's Climate Bill Is Just As Vital As What Is
    A bag of coffee with a fair trade label on a counter with coffee cups
    The Treehugger Guide to Sustainable Certifications
    Top of beer can
    The Beer Can Is an Unsustainable Tale of Convenience, Corporate Concentration, and Profit
    XXXL keystone pipeline protestors
    Keystone XL Pipeline: Timeline of Events
    Close-Up Of Water Splashing On Rock
    What Is the Clean Water Act?
    woman looking at bagged lettuce in supermarket
    Supermarket Ditches 'Best Before' Dates, Asks Shoppers to Use Their Own Judgment
    Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss in BBC Leadership Debate
    Why Don’t British Conservative Politicians Support Renewable Energy?