Legacy Topic: Sustainability
Efforts to ban foam containers pick up steam
Maine this week became the first state to ban polystyrene for single-use food and drink containers.
The single-use plastic pollution problem
This Earth Day, let’s do the numbers on single-plastic use.
Report says network news lacking when it comes to climate coverage
A report from Media Matters finds that broadcast TV news coverage of climate change fell by 45 percent between 2017 and 2018.
What makes a grid "smart"?
Advocates say the environmental benefit are compelling.
Which shopping bag is "greenest" to use?
Paper, plastic or cotton?
Late potato planting could affect french fry supply
Availability of french fries depends on the weather in Washington, Oregon and Idaho this spring.
One Texas non-profit's idea to help curb climate change
Landowners would pay to “store” carbon.
Federal loan guarantees boost nuclear energy projects
The Vogtle project is three years overdue and vastly over budget.
Repairing Nebraska will take money and time
Nebraska officials report that the flooding in the wake of the recent "bomb cyclone" has caused more than $550 million in damage.
OPEC members comply with cartel, reduce oil production
When OPEC decides to restrict global oil supply and raise prices, it can become very tempting for some nations, particularly smaller producers, to break the pact and sell more oil. OPEC members and allies are currently meeting in Azerbaijan, and the monitoring committee has been reviewing the “percentage of conformity” for each nation. Essentially, it […]