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Commercial bees, the unsung heroes of the nut business

Mar 2, 2015
Almonds don't just take a lot of water to grow; they take a lot of bees, too
Posted In: bees, almonds, sustainability

Will global temperature rise inspire a behavior shift?

Jan 23, 2015
2014 was the hottest year on record. What's next for climate change policy and economics?
Posted In: climate change, global warming, sustainability, Economics

The numbers for September 22, 2014

Sep 22, 2014
Ten million phones bought, 56 million cards stolen and a lot of loan defaults.
Posted In: sustainability, apple, Home Depot, higher education, NFL

Shlepping bike-share cycles in a giant van

Jul 15, 2014
Urban bike share's low-carbon, high-tech vision ... requires a few gas guzzlers.
Posted In: bike sharing, urban, sustainability

American technology, Chinese pollution

May 14, 2014
U.S. clean tech is finding big opportunities cleaning up China's environment.
Posted In: China, manufacturing, sustainability

Quiz: Americans use HOW much electricity?

May 9, 2014
The average Nigerian uses about 1/5 the energy of the average American.
Posted In: energy, sustainability, Nigeria

Whither Europe on emissions?

Jan 28, 2014
Europe has been in the forefront of limiting carbon emissions. Do new European Union rules represent backsliding?
Posted In: sustainability, carbon footprint, European Union

Our smart phone addiction

Oct 30, 2013
We buy (and throw away) our mobile phones at an alarming rate.
Posted In: smartphone, sustainability

In rural England, fracking finds few friends

Aug 14, 2013
Britain's government supports fracking as a source of cheap gas and jobs but his plans are meeting stiff resistance in the countryside, where New Age protesters and rich conservative country-dwellers want none of it.
Posted In: fracking, sustainability, U.K., United Kingdom (U.K.)

Kids' crazy sports costs offer tax perks

Jun 21, 2013
A listener responds to our conversation about expensive sports programs for kids.
Posted In: Taxes, consumed, sustainability

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