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The Philip Morris vs. Uruguay case may weaken the country's anti-smoking laws, which include rules requiring 80% of a cigarette pack be covered in warnings.
A farmworkers’ union in Washington State has recently called for a consumer boycott of the Driscoll’s berries, citing unfair working conditions.
Yesterday Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order that he said is necessary in order to make California drought-resistant after the lowest snowpack on record.
The drought in California continues, so the state is targeting green lawns. But meanwhile, almond farms consume 9 percent of the state's water.
A bill requiring Hawaii to generate 100 percent of its energy needs from renewables by 2040 is close to passage by the state’s legislature.
In June 2015, Baku will host the European Games. Human Rights watchdogs believe the international event will serve to whitewash the country’s deteriorating rights reputation.
WWF urges the European Union's economic and political leaders to put sustainability first and not delay such action in the name of economic recovery.
Whole Foods has long touted its “something great” tilapia, but the company is cagey about where they source it. No wonder: some is thanks to prison labor.
The American Pizza Community has become the a formidable lobby in DC, fighting school lunch and calorie disclosure regulations tooth and nail.
Last week, three U.S. Senators sent 100 letters to businesses and organizations requesting information to glean whether they were funding climate deniers.
Despite a veto that would have wiped out West Virginia's net metering law, the solar industry in West Virginia is close to kaput.
Kosovo celebrated its seventh anniversary since the proclamation of independence, amidst news of thousands of its citizens trying to leave the country for better economic conditions in the EU.