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Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee say they stumbled into a chemical process that could reshape the clean energy landscape, if it can scale outside the lab.
Earlier this year, two mobile telephone systems launched in Bangladesh that now allow workers to anonymously report signs of human trafficking, delayed wages and child labor. They did, and the results are unsettling.
Congo provides about half the world's supply of cobalt, but this conflict mineral has ties to human rights abuses and child labor.
During this election cycle, politicians are pushing for a renewal in manufacturing. But the needs of the millions of Americans who struggle working in the service economy need to be addressed first, argues 3p's Leon Kaye in this op/ed.
Elon Musk outlined his plan to colonize Mars before a highly receptive crowd at the International Astronomical Congress in Mexico this week. The cleantech visionary framed the future settlement as the only eventual choice for humans in a world facing major environmental threats.
Autonomous cars will provide the majority of Lyft's rides in five years, says the company's co-founder John Zimmer.
There is now a new term that aims to score consumer acceptance of meat produced without animal slaughter: clean meat. But will consumers buy in?
Google says it is approaching waste diversion from both environmental and economic perspectives, and is reducing waste everywhere, from its data centers to employee cafes.
Last year, an Associated Press investigation revealed endemic slavery throughout the seafood supply chain in Southeast Asia. Two AP reporters shared their experience at the Sustainable Foods Institute this week in Monterey.
Greenpeace worked with private companies to develop a big-data approach that can identify the world’s most valuable forests.
African elephants and rhinos are disappearing in rapid numbers. Some say drones have potential in the fight against poaching, but can they really make a difference?
The cheapest smartphones can prove to be valuable for those escaping countries including war-torn Syria and Iraq, as they help connect with loved ones abroad while rebuilding lives in their new homes.