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California holds first auction of pollution permits

Nov 14, 2012
Six years after enacting its own law to fight global warming, California conducts its first auction of carbon permits. Companies that give off large amounts of carbon dioxide will need permits to cover the emissions.
Posted In: carbon emissions, california, utilities, sustainability

To convert to gas or electric?

Jul 20, 2012
A faster-cooking kitchen range is the incentive for one family to switch to natural gas. But if you hope to save money, that's just the start.
Posted In: sustainability, electricity, gas, appliances

Former foes go green together

Jun 19, 2012
Once bitter adversaries, environmental groups and global business leaders are working side-by-side on sustainability issues.
Posted In: NGOs, Environment, sustainability

What do the dates on food mean?

Jun 15, 2012
There are a lot of different dates on the food you buy at the grocery store. Learn how to decipher them and how to save food and money.
Posted In: Food, sustainability, Saving, spending

Investing in sustainability: Banks get a green thumb

Jun 14, 2012
This week, Bank of America became the latest bank to make a sustainability pledge. The New York Times suggests this a way for Wall Street to restore its image. But, instead, could it just be a savvy investment strategy?
Posted In: banking, sustainability, corporate responsibility

Soil is ground zero in African farming debate

Jun 4, 2012
Ghana's farmers face tough choices in search for fertility boost.
Posted In: Ghana, soil, sustainability, farming, Africa

A kinder, gentler Carlyle Group?

May 30, 2012
The private equity firm reaches out, especially to Montana environmentalists.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, environmentalists, sustainability, montana, elections

Patagonia founder on why there's no 'sustainability'

Apr 17, 2012
Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard has written a new book he hopes will be a blueprint for companies to do better... by doing good.
Posted In: clothing, sustainability, green, Environment, Walmart, patagonia

Discovery discovers green programming doesn't sell

Apr 5, 2012
Discovery Communications will replace Planet Green cable channel with programs about travel and food.
Posted In: television, sustainability, Environment, Entertainment

Sharing your foodie tips online

Jan 12, 2012
What's the best way to clean spinach?
Posted In: ted, sustainability, Food

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