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An Arctic on Fire Raises Dire Concerns for Climate Change and Pollution Levels

An Arctic on Fire Raises Dire Concerns for Climate Change and Pollution Levels

Arctic fires are not necessarily uncommon, but recent fires up north last month are unlike previous blazes; intense arctic wildfires in June not only released record amounts of pollutants into the air, but it also pushed global temperatures dangerously higher.

Here Are Three Solutions for Recycling Programs Struggling During COVID-19

Here Are Three Solutions for Recycling Programs Struggling During COVID-19

COVID-19 has disrupted companies of all types worldwide. Despite hard times, however, there are steps you can take to stabilize your operation.

Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Act Introduced to Congress

Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Act Introduced to Congress

A new bill in the House of Representatives may change how people use plastics. If implemented, it could mean some changes for you and your company.

HP’s 2019 Sustainable Impact Report: The Corporate Eco-Footprint, Workplace Culture and Serving Communities

HP’s 2019 Sustainable Impact Report: The Corporate Eco-Footprint, Workplace Culture and Serving Communities

The company’s annual report is a thorough and encompassing analysis of its progress and goals for environmental and social change around the world. With new announcements, familiar commitments and impressive goals, HP’s 2019 Sustainable Impact report is surely a business model you want to check out.

World Rainforest Day: Retailers Commit to Deforestation-free Supply Chains

World Rainforest Day: Retailers Commit to Deforestation-free Supply Chains

Every year, June 22 is recognized as World Rainforest Day: a day committed to raising awareness about our world’s largest source of oxygen—and one of the Earth’s most important types of ecosystems. This year, 45 major businesses decided to recognize it together by reevaluating their supply chains.

Seven Tips to Help Your Company Be More Eco-Friendly

Seven Tips to Help Your Company Be More Eco-Friendly

If you want to help your business be greener and more eco-friendly, you’re not alone. Here are some manageable steps you can take to reach your goals for environmental responsibility—and cut costs in the process.

While Wildfire Technology Grows in Australia, U.S. Funding for Fighting Fires Dwindles During Corona

While Wildfire Technology Grows in Australia, U.S. Funding for Fighting Fires Dwindles During Corona

This year started with a burning Australia and then a worldwide pandemic. As Australia recovers from its scorched landscape with new fire response technology, the U.S. enters into a hot summer season of high fire risk—with little wildfire funding after COVID-19.

The Environmental Impact of No Sports During the Pandemic

The Environmental Impact of No Sports During the Pandemic

The shutdown of major league sports teams and seasons during the COVID-19 pandemic has left sports fans across the U.S. sad. However, a recent study on the National Hockey League (NHL) shows the pandemic’s impact on sports, the environment and the leaders of the industry overall.



Big Corporations Contribute to Water Shortages — How Can They Fix It?

Big Corporations Contribute to Water Shortages — How Can They Fix It?

Everyone needs water--but water consumption is not always proportionately distributed. Here's a deep dive into how larger companies use water, and how they can consume better.

Coronavirus Has Decreased Air Pollution, but Cars Are not the Whole Pollution Picture

Coronavirus Has Decreased Air Pollution, but Cars Are not the Whole Pollution Picture

The pandemic has meant less car pollution, but not much of a decrease in overall pollution. Why? Because car pollution is just one player.

Pushing Sustainability Forward Through a Pandemic

Pushing Sustainability Forward Through a Pandemic

Businesses have a responsibility to consider to environment--for the sake of the earth and consumers. That responsibility does not disappear during a pandemic, as climate change, resource scarcity, and many other challenges do not shelter in place along with us.

A Little Nudging Goes a Long Way When It Comes to Water Efficiency

A Little Nudging Goes a Long Way When It Comes to Water Efficiency

Water efficiency is just as much about improved technologies as it is changing consumers' behavior. One study shows how a little consumer nudge goes a long way--even on a city-wide scale.

Cities Prepare for Green Initiatives Post-Coronavirus

Cities Prepare for Green Initiatives Post-Coronavirus

For many policymakers, efforts to reopen the economy overlap with the need for green initiatives. As various regions prepare for the bumpy road ahead, the focus on green living and environmental protection has never been more crucial.

For the First Time, Renewable Energy is Expected to Surpass Coal in the U.S.

For the First Time, Renewable Energy is Expected to Surpass Coal in the U.S.

The coronavirus pandemic has caused hardships on many industries—the fossil fuel and clean energy industries alike. However, this is the first time in history that renewable energy use is expected to eclipse coal reliance in the U.S., and its effects on climate change are big.

As Wind Power in the US Gains Traction, the Coronavirus is Complicating Matters

As Wind Power in the US Gains Traction, the Coronavirus is Complicating Matters

A report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) reports that the first quarter of this year has been very promising for the wind energy industry. However, the coronavirus is casting a shadow over the sector.

Emissions Declines Set New Records—and Cause Worry

Emissions Declines Set New Records——and Cause Worry

Research suggests that a nearly eight percent in overall fossil fuel use, driven by the coronavirus pandemic, is both record-setting and worrysome.

Sustainable Cooking for Individuals and Restaurants: The NYT Greenhouse, Part 4

Sustainable Cooking for Individuals and Restaurants: The NYT Greenhouse, Part 4

For the New York Times’ last climate change event, The Greenhouse spoke with two chefs on how to utilize basic ingredients for sustainable cooking in individual and restaurant business settings alike.

Earth Day and Climate Change Books: The NYT Greenhouse Part 3

Earth Day and Climate Change Books: The NYT Greenhouse Part 3

As part of Earth Week last week, the NYT Greenhouse gave its recommended list of books on climate change and hosted a conversation with Earth Day organizer, Denis Hayes, and other environmentalists. Here’s the inside scoop.

The Green Quality of 3D Printing: HP Printing Celebrates Earth Day

The Green Quality of 3D Printing: HP Printing Celebrates Earth Day

This Earth Day, HP Printing is celebrating by talking about the benefits of 3D printing technology, and what that could mean for an individual, a business and the future of the earth.

Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years: a Walk Through History

Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years: a Walk Through History

Since its birth in 1970, Earth Day has become a worldwide movement to garner more attention for the environment, its resources and its species. While the movement has evolved over the years, its ultimate call to action has only gotten louder.