Business & Technology

Politics

In the face of war, immigration, and climate change, let’s take care of our human family

On parenthood in the face of catastrophes, Aylan Kurdi, and the best thing for people and the planet.

Egg producers caught conspiring to shut down a vegan mayo startup

The American Egg Board has been waging a stealthy -- and possible illegal -- campaign to get Just Mayo off grocery-store shelves.

Business & Technology

H&M offers over a million bucks for your recycling ideas

Those cheap-ass pants have a high environmental cost. H&M wants to fix this -- well, kinda sorta.

Take the Money and Burn

How our screwed-up CEO pay system makes climate change worse

Perverse pay incentives reward fossil fuel company CEOs for short-term thinking that puts the whole planet at risk.

Food

Denmark wages war on food waste

Making the U.S. look pretty bad in the process.

Business & Technology

Google-powered map shows that deforestation isn’t just about the Amazon

New data from the tech giant and the University of Maryland reveal previously overlooked deforestation in Southeast Asia and West Africa.

Food

U.S. restaurants are terrible at getting wasted food to the hungry. Can we change that?

It makes a lot of sense for restaurants to donate uneaten food to the poor, yet most throw it out.

Climate & Energy

What can a president do to boost renewable energy? A lot

Even without approval from Congress, Obama or his successor could take big steps to promote clean energy projects on federal land.

Living

Gamers guzzle a crazy amount of energy

Battling virtual monsters can end up requiring a lot of computing power.