80 percent of goods for sale around the world make their way from point A to B on a cargo ship; cleaning up this industry is key to greening the economy.
Posts by Sam Heller:
The jury is still out regarding whether genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can hurt people or the environment.
Corn is so ubiquitous in our food system that an estimated 70 percent of the atoms in the body of the average American originally came from it.
Streamlining date centers may be the low hanging fruit when it comes to finding ways to reduce the electricity consumption of our Internet usage.
In the Arctic, a great change is taking place. Permafrost, which covers around 25 percent of exposed land in the Northern Hemisphere, is melting.
Sweden sends 99 percent of its garbage to incineration plants. Why don’t we do more of this in the United States given our overflowing landfills?
Fungi are so good at breaking down compounds that we’re now employing them to clean up contaminated soils via a technique known as mycoremediation.
Dockless e-scooters may be a green way to solve transit’s “last mile” conundrum, but bikes, buses and even carpools are greener still.