When the Masdar Initiative was first announced 10 years ago, it was greeted by a mix of excitement and skepticism. Masdar City's long-term plan has slowed down, frustrating many. But now the city, and Masdar's clean-energy deployment team, are on the move.
The Asset Owners Disclosure Project, the mission of which is to shield the owners of assets such as securities, stocks and bonds from climate change risks, recently released its Global Climate 500 index. And for those who believe climate change poses risks to investors' portfolios, the results are not pretty.
An easy day excursion from Puerto Varas, or a nice overnight stop on your way back to Pucón, Frutillar is an example of how Patagonia and the Lake District are rich both in scenery and diversity.
One of the best ways to best ways to explore Pucón, a brilliant gem of Chile, along with its surroundings, is by bicycling.
As an Edmunds survey reveals, loyalty to hybrid cars is falling. And more people are trading in their hybrids for SUVs than ever before. But does this really spell disaster for the industry?
Considering that the current recipe for McNuggets has over 30 ingredients, the fact McDonald’s has taken so long to change the recipe makes one wonder if the company's product-development team is a few French fries short of a Happy Meal.
Oft maligned for its hefty environmental impact, the beef industry is finally taking notice of the shifting marketplace. Companies across the value chain formed a coalition, the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, to improve sustainability -- but many advocates aren't buying it. To learn more about the organization's aims and the future of the beef industry, I spoke with its new executive director, Ruaraidh Petre.
Earlier this week, Tom Steyer's Super PAC, NextGen Climate, announced that it would fund a $25 million voter-registration drive to target millennials in seven battleground states.
Nissan raised a few eyebrows with a new advertising campaign that pokes fun at Tesla Motors -- and the fact that it has at least 400,000 people waiting for a car that won't ship until late next year.
Timberland sets long-term goals every five years and just announced its agenda leading to 2020. The mantra is 100 percent . . . as much as possible within its supply chain. We spoke with Colleen Vien, Timberland’s director of sustainability, to find out more.
In Canada, where the economy has slowed down and revenues have decreased due to the falling demand for oil, the government is going against the grain and is actually increasing spending on social programs.
Evidence has long correlated income and life expectancy. But new research suggests that simply living in an area with access to quality health care, food and housing can help boost length of life for even the poorest citizens.