Sustainability - Most Commented


Obama Gives Major Speech On Climate Change And Pollution

I feel a climate change comin' on

May 6, 2014
Climate change does not rate very high on the list of the public's concerns.
Posted In: climate change

Drought puts California rice in a sticky situation

Apr 30, 2014
California grows almost all medium grain rice in the U.S. And prices are up.
Posted In: California drought 2014, rice, commodities, farming

A Texas-sized bankruptcy for giant Texas energy deal

Apr 29, 2014
When Energy Future filed for bankruptcy, its total assets were $36.4 billion
Posted In: TXU, LBOs, KKR

Cities want to make your rooftop gardens profitable

Apr 29, 2014
Some cities are experimenting with financial encouragement for green roofs
Posted In: rooftop gardens

Coal ash = environmental win (when you recycle it)

Apr 28, 2014
The toxic discharge from coal plants beats Portland cement when used in concrete.
Posted In: coal, concrete, waste

Climate change: how to talk about bad news

Apr 24, 2014
Talking about global warming makes people's heads explode. It's a tough subject.
Posted In: climate change, al gore, communications

Earth day is middle aged. Is it over the hill?

Apr 22, 2014
Americans worry less about the environment than scientists say we should
Posted In: climate change, Environment
Energy Secretary Bodman Opens Solar Power System On Energy Dept. Build

Solar grows, with government help

Apr 18, 2014
Despite some failures, solar is growing into a big industry.
Posted In: solar power
National Geographic Cover

What happens when there are 9 billion mouths to feed

Apr 16, 2014
This month's National Geographic explores why 2 billion extra mouths could mean disaster.
Bangladesh's Shrimp Industry Accused Of Worker Exploitation

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

Apr 16, 2014
A bacterial infection is roiling through shrimp farms in Southeast Asia.
Posted In: shrimp, seafood