Business & Technology

biomockery

Ditch Chad — this green building is your new wingman

Well, this is an odd promo video for a super-green building.

Throwing bad money after bad

Rich countries are still wasting billions on subsidies for fossil fuels

The G20 nations pledged to phase out fossil fuel subsidies. Instead they're now spending $88 billion a year just on exploration, not to mention all the other subsidies.

Climate & Energy

Could this rock save the planet?

Olivine may be kryptonite for climate change, but it fights CO2 as only a mineral can -- incredibly slowly.

This is the dividend

A proposal to save the middle class … by cutting carbon pollution

Peter Barnes' plan is politically impossible, but isn't everything now? So what the hell, let's check it out.

Food

For farmers, using pesticides is a lot like picking the wrong smartphone

"Path dependency" is when a choice of technologies hems in your future. Is that happening today as developing countries build out their farming systems?

Here Comes the Sun

America’s solar boom, in charts

It's been a bit player, but solar power is about to shine.

Divest-Invest

Here’s how one green group got its investments out of dirty energy

Oregon Environmental Council aligned its portfolio with its values -- and still makes money.

Business & Technology

The Netherlands’ new solar bike lane totally rules

The solar bike lane is the greenest thing in Amsterdam since space cake.

Food

GMO labeling laws keep failing. Here’s why we can expect more

GMO-labeling initiatives have lost four times now, but proponents are tenacious. Until we actually try out the idea, we'll be stuck on infinite replay.

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