Why 12 Bottles of Bordeaux Were on the International Space Station

A 14 month International Space Station wine test with 12 bottles of Bordeaux will teach us about about global warming.

How Zero-Emissions Will Change Jobs

Many of us ponder climate change in terms of temperature: Instead today, let’s look at job markets. Zero Emissions Job Markets According to a new report, a zero-emissions economy will change job markets in Latin America and the Caribbean. However,…

How To Diminish Our EV Range Anxiety

At 114 per 100,000 people, Vermont had the highest per capita concentration of EV chargers (plugs, not necessarily charging stations) in the U.S. Below, Washington D.C. at 81 and California, 72, are a distant second and third:   However, a…

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…

When Communal Mugs Are Like Gym Memberships

When companies replace single use cups with mugs and glasses, the employee response has been somewhat like our use of gym memberships.

Why We Want Sneakers Made From Coffee

Whether it relates to coffee grounds or new clothing patterns, zero waste design can optimize economic efficiency in surprising ways.

How Legos Discovered It’s Not Easy to be Green

If we want our Legos to match, attach, and detach, we might have to wait awhile for them to develop the appropriate bio-based plastic.

Will We Really Pay More to be Green?

Although many of us express a willingness to pay more for green products, a close look reveals that price can still have a big impact on our decision.

Why Less Land Needs To Make More Food

With population growth adding almost three billion people by 2050, we need to figure out how to produce more food with less land and fewer emissions.

Four Fantastic Charts That Tell What We Need to Know About the Plastic Problem

Store by store, through one aisle that has 700 items, the Dutch supermarket chain Ekoplaza will support sustainability with plastics-free grocery shopping.