What We Need to Know About Our Food’s Carbon Footprint

At Chipotle or Panera Bread, we might see the carbon footprint food labels that are starting to proliferate.

The Country That Leads the EV Charge

According to 2022 statistics, electric vehicle (EVs) sales have accelerated in countries that range from China to Norway.

How a French Supermarket Is Like a Pakistani Wedding

With the response to the war in Ukraine coinciding with the the need to reduce carbon emissions. France’s climate indicators might change.

Why ESG Is a Tough Topic

As concern for different companies’ ESG practices grows, the problem of consistent criteria for ranking becomes ever more evident.

Why COP27 Should Have Looked at Bethel, Alaska

Whether looking at Bethel’s junk or the earth, we see a finite area from which it is tough to haul away all of the garbage.

What You Might Want To Drive In Norway

Before anyone heard of sustainability, decades ago, a popular band helped to make EVs a part of Norway’s culture.

The Top Ten Economic Ideas That Explain Thanksgiving

Rememebring that economics explains our everyday life, we can use a Thanksgiving top ten to understand our holiday behavior.

Why a Carbon Tax Proposal is Like Goldilocks

When we look at the world’s carbon taxes, as economists we can think of Arthur Pigou and correcting market failure.

Why Long Potatoes and Short Corn Can Be A Problem

More than crop innovation, the story of short corn takes us to climate change, to farm productivity, and maybe even to long potatoes.

How Money Matters at COP27

A first day COP27 update demonstrates how tough it will be to make progress with developing world requests for “loss and demage.”