How to Rescue a Rhinoceros and a Coral Reef

New financial products might be able to boost sustainability projects for the black rhino and a Mexican coral reef.

What a Disaster Can Cost Us

Looking at the past, we can plan for the future by being able to quantify disaster costs that range from hurricanes to drought.

Where Gasoline Is Most and Least Affordable

When we look at where the world’s gasoline prices are high and low, we could be surprised with their affordability.

The Unexpected Cost of a Pistachio Nut

A small city in California is dealing with a big dilemma. Ridgecrest is the home of thriving pistachio farmers. The city also depends on a nearby U.S. Navy base for most of its tax revenue. They both need a lot…

Where Melting Snow and Ice Create New Shipping Lanes

Thinking about melting snow and ice, we can ask how soon there will be Arctic shipping lanes that provide new trade routes.

The Financial Side of a Climate Change Report Card

Looking at the financial side of climate change, we can use a KMPG report card to see if the world’s largest corporations have high grades.

Office Paper, Pizza Boxes, and the Pandemic

The pandemic has created the incentive to recycle more (cheesy) pizza boxes because we are recycling less office paper.

Where a Vegan Sausage Won’t Become a Vegan Tube

Vegan names that include “burger” and “sausage” have led to a controversial decision from the European Parliament.

Should Thursday Become the New Friday?

While fewer working hours can mean enjoying a shorter day or week at work, the consequences might be unpredictable.

All We Need To Know About Where Our Energy Comes From and Where It Goes

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s annual flow chart is the easy way to see all you want to know about U.S. energy use.