Humans have never lived on a planet this hot, and we’re totally unprepared for what’s to come By Jeff Goodell On a scorching day in downtown Phoenix, when the temperature soars to 115°F or higher, heat becomes a lethal force. Sunshine assaults you, forcing you… Read More »Can We Survive Extreme Heat?
The current attitudes toward government and its accompanying fiscal malaise can be explained in good part by the groundswell of resentment people feel about paying taxes. The dilemma has its roots, I believe, in the economic paradigm dominating public thought and discourse for the past… Read More »What is Rent?
By Rémy Le Moigne Businesses have been making huge losses by failing to capture the value of industrial waste, but applying circular economy strategies, enabled by new technologies, could create cost-saving opportunities as well as profitable new revenue streams. The waste generated by residential buildings may… Read More »How industries transform waste into resources
Delhi is one of many capitals enjoying improved air quality since restrictions were introduced due to the coronavirus by Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi, Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok, Sam Cowie in São Paulo, Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá and Lily Kuo in Beijing Sat 11 Apr… Read More »‘It’s positively alpine!’: Disbelief in big cities as air pollution falls
Governments around the world are considering taxing red meat like tobacco in an effort to curb climate change
Sophia Ankel and Jack Derwin, Business Insider Australia image: Flickr/Robert Couse-Baker If taxes were successful at constraining the consumption of meat, there would be a large reduction in carbon emissions. A new report by Fitch Solutions reveals that a “sin tax” currently put on products… Read More »Governments around the world are considering taxing red meat like tobacco in an effort to curb climate change
March 31, 20208:00 AM ET Heard on All Things Considered Laura Sullivan For decades, Americans have been sorting their trash believing that most plastic could be recycled. But the truth is, the vast majority of all plastic produced can’t be or won’t be recycled. In… Read More »Plastic Wars: Industry Spent Millions Selling Recycling — To Sell More Plastic