Business & Technology

Food

Should big business get out of the food business?

When it comes to food and farming technology, our political and economic beliefs trump the field knowledge of what works and what doesn't.

Business & Technology

What’s the most energy-efficient way to charge my cellphone?

A reader wonders if it's better to plug into the wall or his laptop. Umbra hooks him up with the latest in charger technology.

POWER PLAY

This hockey legend wants to put dirty energy in the penalty box

Twenty years ago, Mike Richter helped the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup. Now he wants to rack up wins for the climate.

Climate & Energy

What methane and Harrison Ford have in common

They’re both fugitives, and only the feds can track them down.

Shell yeah!

Bust out the LEGOs! The toymaker cut its ties with Big Oil

After Greenpeace released a video campaign starring tiny, drowning plastic fishermen, LEGO is letting go of its contract with Shell oil.

Business & Technology

This fracking company wants to end breast cancer — wait, what?

One thousand Passionately Pink® drill bits headed to a fracking site near you.

Climate & Energy

Oil exec is “sick and tired” of minorities telling her what she can eat

Charlotte Lucas, cofounder and executive vice president of Lucas Oil Products, spilled some pretty nasty feelings on Facebook recently.

Business & Technology

McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, and Twitter are selling the green lifestyle on Collectively. Should you buy it?

For the perpetual cynic (hi!), Collectively could be seen as a very glossy marketing tool for corporate greenwashing.

Climate & Energy

Hey, Paul Krugman: Here’s the real argument about climate change and economic growth

The New York Times columnist says we can keep our economy growing even while we cut CO2 emissions. But is that true if we cut emissions as dramatically as we need to?

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