Business & Technology

Living

Awesome necklaces are an air pollution visualization

These statement necklaces actually say something.

Living

Two-day shipping: Free to you, but how costly to the planet?

The journey your package takes doesn't have to be a guilt(y) trip. But the faster you want it, the more likely you'll be doing some damage, green-ly speaking.

Food

Farmworkers score big in new tomato deal

A major grocery distributer just signed on to participate in the Fair Food Program.

Food

Starbucks food: May contain deforestation palm oil

Activists are demanding Starbucks take meaningful action on its palm oil policies.

Food

Some California farmers are ditching popular crops for less thirsty varieties

Instead of avocados and oranges, farmers are opting for pomegranates and ... dragonfruit?

Business & Technology

Did slaves harvest the palm oil that went into your cookie?

A Wall Street Journal investigation finds egregious worker exploitation on a plantation in Malaysia that sells to big multinationals.

Climate & Energy

Hillary Clinton has a renewable energy plan, but she still needs one for fossil fuels

She proposes a big boost in solar power. Now what's needed is a big cut in dirty energy.

Politics

Potholes on the road to highway funding might put us on a better course

Congress is deadlocked on extending the Highway Trust Fund. Maybe it's time to rethink the whole idea.

A wind in the waters

Offshore wind power is finally coming to the U.S.

Construction begins on a new clean energy project off the coast of Rhode Island.