Sustainability at a glance

Boeing

Boeing projects global air travel will double

Jul 10, 2014
Growth in air travel will also mean an increase in global carbon emissions.
Posted In: air travel, carbon emissions, Boeing

Big rigs get environmental overhaul

Jul 9, 2014
Tech revolution in the trucking industry to bring cheaper goods, cleaner air.
Posted In: trucks, clean technology, cleaner air, environmental

Note to bees: do not stop and smell the roses

Jul 9, 2014
A new study says garden plants from big box stores contain a toxic pesticide.
Posted In: bees, bee colony collapse, pesticides, big box stores
Hess Gas Plant in Tioga

North Dakota oil wells drain energy and money

Jul 4, 2014
Fracking oil wells burn off as much a third of the natural gas they release.
Posted In: big oil, fracking, North Dakota

More than 85% of the seafood Americans eat is imported

Jun 30, 2014
Author Paul Greenberg says we could fix our aquaculture infrastructure.
Posted In: fish, seafood, exports, Alaska
Pump jacks

Oil from fracking may end U.S. ban on exporting oil

Jun 25, 2014
Ultralight oil made by fracking is seeping through cracks in the U.S. ban on oil exports.
Posted In: crude oil, OPEC
Monsanto

Climate change could be good for those who sell seeds

Jun 25, 2014
Climate change is likely to affect farmers more than corporations like Monsanto.
Posted In: global warming, climate change, Agriculture

The business opportunity that is climate change

Jun 25, 2014
The opportunity amidst decreased productivity and growing public health concerns.
Posted In: climate change, Hank Paulson, Frozen Assets
Morgantown Generating Station

The value of 'second-best solutions' to global warming

Jun 23, 2014
Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson says we need a carbon tax to prevent a global-warming catastrophe. But if Congress won't act?
Posted In: carbon tax, Henry Paulson

Michigan's vineyards: Wine that survives the winter?

Jun 18, 2014
A new wine region is developing in less-than-Mediterranean Midwestern states.
Posted In: wine, grapes, Michigan
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