Archives for International
The NGOs Mighty Earth, Rainforest Action Network and Greenpeace insist that deforestation in countries such as Brazil and Bolivia is only becoming worse.
The U.K. discount carrier says its emissions-reduction measures have been so successful that it plans to rewrite its long-term sustainability goals.
Crafting Mexican spirits like tequila and mezcal has a huge environmental footprint. But the artisan distillery Sombra Mezcal in Oaxaca says its process benefits both people and the planet.
GiveDirectly is disrupting the international aid model as it distributes cash payments directly to families in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda in a widespread universal basic income experiment.
Unilever has made billions off of selling sachets in developing countries - but those little packages of products like shampoo and detergent have made a huge mess. Now the CPG giant says it will test a pilot recycling project in Indonesia to tackle the problem.
The new Gemini Wind Park in the North Sea will generate 600 megawatts of clean power, enough to power 785,000 households in the Netherlands.
While dozens of trade groups want U.S. President Donald Trump to keep his promise and withdraw from the Paris agreement, many leading American companies asked the White House to stay with the treaty -- insisting it can be a net plus for business.
Much of the European Union is cheering the election of Emmanuel Macron as president of France. But problems like automation and unemployment aren't going anywhere. Could a universal basic income help? One survey shows Europeans are warming up to the idea.
Uber was quick to announce a new autonomous vehicles research center in Toronto; but the move north of the U.S. border may be because Uber has worn out its welcome just about everywhere else.
Diamond giant De Beers says it is developing a technology with the potential to make some of its mines carbon neutral in as little as five years.
Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, has witnessed stratospheric growth due to its booming IT sector. But it could all fall apart if the city cannot get a handle on its worsening water security problem.
President Trump has invited the Philippines's brutal leader, Rodrigo Duterte, to the White House. Both men are close to a Filipino business partner of Trump's who is also the country's special envoy to the U.S.