Business & Technology

Slavery in your salsa?

To establish 'integrity,' Chipotle Grill needs to stand against farmworker abuse

Chipotle Grill won't live up to its "integrity" slogan until it stands with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers against slavery.

dolphin-safe

If BP had a carnival ride …

It might look something like this.

sorry, we just can't say it

BP report makes you wonder: This is 'safety first'?

Reaction to BP's report from its internal investigation of the Gulf explosion has been almost all negative.

A win-win

Big league sports join the green team, score with solar

An alliance between sports and the green community has American pro leagues urging teams to solarize their stadiums. Some teams are ahead of the game

Partners in slime

BP report says there's plenty of blame to spread around for Gulf explosion

BP accepts some responsibility for the Deepwater Horizon explosion, but also points fingers at its partners, in a report released today.

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The greatest wannabe junk food on the planet — 'extreme baby carrots'

If only vegetables had bright packaging, adrenaline-packed commercials, and millions of dollars for marketing campaigns! Maybe then they could compete with the glitzy success of junk food. Or they could go the route of "baby carrots" and pretend they're junk food anyway.

A WALK THROUGH THE WEEK'S CLIMATE NEWS

The Climate Post: Will the "dead" climate bill become a federal renewable energy standard?

Read about Sen. Lisa Murkowski's primary loss, ocean desertification, what's next for environmentalists, Chinese coal plants, and more.

couldn't punch their way out of a plastic bag

California bags the plastic bag ban but makes solar leap

The Golden State failed to ban plastic bags and may reverse its landmark climate bill AB 32, but it's also adding solar panel capacity like crazy.

Back in black

Latest Gulf oil well explosion was no disaster, but what does it say about offshore drilling?

Thursday's fire in the Gulf had little in common with the BP disaster, but critics of offshore drilling say it highlights how risky the practice is.