Archives for Top Stories of 2015
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.
SalesForce.com said it will reduce its investments in Indiana after the state's governor signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Metabolix and Honeywell are working on manufacturing microbeads that biodegrade and release no toxins into the environment.
Benetton announced last week that it would contribute to a fund set up to compensate victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh.
The road toward more sustainable fibers will be a long one with plenty of failures and misses, but it's necessary for a more responsible fashion industry.
Unilever and P&G have joined the Closed Loop Fund, a multi-stakeholder program that seeks to invest up to $100 million in recycling programs.
Good Cloth is trying to challenge the fashion industry by working with small artisan producers worldwide while still focusing on quality and design.
The city of Seattle is trying a strong-armed tactic to enforce its composting law, in an effort to boost food waste recycling in the city of 650,000.
Copenhagen, Denmark has long been one of the more proactive cities when it comes to planning for climate change. It also happens to be the capital of the country with one of the most advanced clean energy portfolios on earth. ...
The Chinese space exploration program, now targeting the moon, has some enthusiasts excited over the viability of mining helium-3 as a safe form of energy.
Masdar's solar desalination pilot project in Abu Dhabi could pave the way to a future in which desalination is possible with less of a carbon footprint.
Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg of Switzerland announced the path of Solar Impulse 2, the first round-the-world solar flight that starts next month.