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December 15, 2020 Issue
Companies say they’re saving forests by buying offsets, but many of these lands don’t need defending.
A founding father of ESG tries to get sustainable investors to embrace a tobacco company.
Creo Syndicate helps the world’s richest families invest in businesses fighting global warming.
NextEra is ready for the Biden era with lobbyists, tough tactics, and more renewable power than anyone else.
Ryan Gellert talks about how his #Resistance clothing company can continue the climate fight
All the food we’ve ordered in this year has created even more waste.
A tourist favorite for centuries, the Mer de Glace has lost about a third of its volume since 1900.
A veteran Communist Party bureaucrat quietly changed climate history
Oxygen on Mount Everest, new heat records, and other revelations that happened while you were worried about other things.
The grid generates 28% of U.S. emissions, and the president-elect wants to reach zero fast.
Wonderful Co.’s demand for nuts is straining the water supply in a remote California community of farmers and military types.
Better supply chain organization, improved soil management, and a little creativity would yield lots more food without adding to emissions.
Dan Barber on what consolidation is doing to the diversity of our food crops.
As the environment changes, new and resurgent bugs are threatening our food supply.
Ranchers clear land in Brazil's rainforest to raise cattle for export.
Even in a London flat, it’s possible to compost at home.
He’s made some big promises. Now it’s time to deliver.
Three leaders in sustainable design envision what buildings might look like once the continent goes net-zero.
Demand for gas may be peaking decades ahead of schedule. Meanwhile, the U.S. has already invested hundreds of billions of dollars to create a gas-based economy.
The Good, Better, Best guide to Black Friday and beyond.
The European planemaker has given itself five years to develop an aircraft that doesn’t pollute the sky.
Thanks to the pandemic, the practice of breaking apart ships and selling them for parts is on the rise.
The dirtiest fossil fuel dominates the economy, but it’s at odds with the nation’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2060.
What you need to know about buying a heat pump.
Removing carbon from the atmosphere is expensive—but so are a lot of other necessary things.
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