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Bidets May No Longer Remain Curiosity in U.S., Thanks to Virus-Fueled...

Hoarding of toilet paper in the U.S. has led to local shortages and sparked demand for bidets.The bathroom appliances are no longer...

It’s Not Just the Cup: Green Coffee Effort Focused on Production,...

Almost all of coffee’s environmental impact comes from bean production, not disposable cups and other packaging, expert saysCoffee industry is seeking to...

Federal Government Quietly Prepares For Warmer Future, Despite White House Climate...

Mention of man-made climate change is being erased from press releases and reports while agencies continue to research and prepare for a...

Japan’s GPIF, World’s Largest Pension Fund, Joins U.S., U.K. Funds to...

Pension funds representing about $2 trillion in assets under management are committing to sustainability investingThe move brings some of the world’s largest...

Roiling Markets Test Strength of Investors’ Sustainability Commitment

Market gyrations testing investors’ commitment to ESG investingA stock-market rout may be the first critical test for sustainability investors and funds, many...

Elliott, Other Activists Take Page From Big Banks, Demand Target Firms...

Activist investors are now demanding that companies they hold shares in commit to sustainability.More than 90% of millennial investors aim to customize...

Is Big Oil Right? Exxon Says Plastic Packaging More Sustainable Than...

While plastic has serious environmental downsides, green alternatives may be worse in some cases.Biodegradable plastics market may reach $6.73 billion in five...

Electric Vehicles Are Bright Spot as Global Automakers Face Dismal Outlook

Electric car production is growing as overall automobile output slips.Vehicle sales are projected to drop in all major markets this year except...

Climate Change May Fuel the No.1 Cause of Infant Deaths in...

The No. 1 cause of infant death in the U.S. — preterm births — may be rising because of the worsening climate...

Peak Beef? Beef Output May Be Topping Out, to the Benefit...

Beef production might be approaching its peak, and that’s good news for the environment and climate change. The 10-year...

Salvos of Climate Tweets Sent by Bots May Shape Public Opinion,...

Automated bots generated one-quarter of all tweets about climate change, possibly creating the impression that skepticism about the crisis is more common...

ESG Investors May Be Surprised by Tech Giants Hulking in Their...

Investors who want their money to go to companies committed to environmental, social or governance principles may be surprised to find tech...

Living by the River: How The Clash’s Doomsday Anthem ‘London Calling’...

Ice age, meltdown, flooding. When the world’s most famous punk band rocked out on the Thames on a wet December night in...

Britain Accelerates Fossil-Fuel Car Ban As Upcoming Climate Summit Focuses Attention...

The U.K., planning to host a global climate summit in November, said it is banning the sale of new fossil fuel–burning cars...

Big Companies Buying Clean Power at Record Pace; Google Biggest Buyer...

Corporations bought more clean-energy than ever, boosted by tech heavyweights Google, Facebook and Amazon as they are pushed to reform their energy...

Miner Threats: Industry Not Addressing Global Warming, While Flooding, Drought Risks...

The world’s mining industry is doing little to curb greenhouse gases and combat global warming, raising the possibility of a backlash from...

Timber’s Time? Wood Gets Fresh Look From Builders As Steel and...

Wood may be poised for a new role as a building material, thanks to technologies that permit raising higher structures using the...

Tear ‘Em Down: Neighborhoods Become Swampland As States Face Climate Risks,...

Key Takeaway: New Jersey is one of several states that, as world...

Trump, With Eye on Impeachment and Election, Ignores No. 1 Concern...

President Trump kicked off the 50th annual World Economic Forum, the same day his impeachment trial was to begin, by ignoring climate...

As Big Business Faces Climate Obligations, Microsoft Jumps in With $1B...

Big business is increasingly pointing the finger of blame back at itself regarding global warming -- banks are cutting loans to coal...

U.S. Renewable Energy Investment Surges to Record as Investors Shrug Off...

U.S. investors don’t appear to share President Donald Trump’s doubts about renewable energy and climate change, pouring a record amount of cash...

Setting Stage for Davos, World Leaders Say Failing to Act on...

Setting the tone for the World Economic Forum next week in Davos, world leaders are citing failure to act on climate change...

BlackRock, Shamed for Climate Change Role, Vows to Put Sustainability at...

The world’s largest asset manager seems to have gotten the message. BlackRock, criticized by Al Gore and other environmentalists...

“Shock” to Citizens May Be Needed as Climate Change Fight Fails,...

Would you convert to a plant-based diet to stop climate change? Have one fewer child?Sadly, while personal sacrifices are commendable, they haven’t...

Facing Criticism, BlackRock Joins Climate Action Initiative and Brings Group’s Assets...

BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, joined the Climate Action 100+ initiative after mounting criticism in recent months about its dedication...

Second-Hottest Year on Record Highlights Dithering Government Action, Opportunities for Startups

If raging wildfires in Australia and the melting of Greenland’s ice sheet aren’t enough to convince doubting governments that climate change is...

JetBlue Vows To Become First U.S. Airline to Offset All Carbon...

JetBlue Airways Corp. plans to offset all carbon emissions from domestic flights starting in July, seeking to become the first major U.S....

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the New Year

Key Takeaway: Several startups that launched in the last year are using technology to make it simpler...

Bank of America Puts $500 Billion Price Tag on Controversies Related...

It’s getting expensive for companies to ignore issues like climate change and sexual harassment. Environmental, social and governance controversies...

U.S. Military Ordered to Prepare for Effects of Climate Change As...

While the establishment of the U.S. Space Force stole the spotlight, the new $738 million defense spending bill signed by President Trump...
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