Food System

For a Sustainable Food System, Look to Seeds

Feb 18th, 2020 | By Breanna Draxler

Transportation

Are shared e-scooters good for the planet? Only if they replace car trips

Jan 28th, 2020 | By Jeremiah Johnson

Shared e-scooter programs may seem like a green way to get around, but these small vehicles can have big environmental footprints.
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Innovation

Four Food Waste Innovators from CES 2020

Jan 14th, 2020 | By Alex Lahr

From at-home solutions to commercial integrations, here are a few innovative technologies from CES 2020 that may help fight food waste.
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Innovation

Community Changemakers: Pitt Hydroponics

Jan 2nd, 2020 | By Amy Leibrock

Meet the students of Pitt Hydroponics, a college club with a mission to feed neighbors and give the community tools to grow their own food.
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Food

Investing in Local Food: Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Dec 19th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock

If you value local food production, shopping local is probably part of your routine. But if you want to do more to build a sustainable food system, there are many ways to invest more than your weekly grocery budget. We’ll show you how.
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Innovation

Sailing into a Clean Shipping Future

Dec 10th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock

A shipbuilding project in Costa Rica is striving to show the world that fossil-fuel-free maritime shipping is possible — and can even be profitable.
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Eco Ideas

10 of the Best Sustainability Podcasts

Nov 25th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock

Podcasts are a great way to learn about new topics, go in-depth on issues you care about, and geek out on anything under the sun (solar power cars, anyone?). We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorites that cover food, fuel, and other sustainability issues.
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Eco Living

A New Toolkit for Community Change

Nov 18th, 2019 | By Sustainable America

In the movement to make our society more sustainable and resilient, person-to-person environmental actions can help positive changes ripple through a community. In that spirit, we’ve developed a new community action toolkit full of ideas that you can do with neighbors, coworkers, church groups, and friends to improve the environment where you live and work. Ready to make a difference? Download our guide, grab some friends, and dig in.
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Transportation

Massachusetts city considers requiring climate warnings on gasoline pumps

Oct 31st, 2019 | By Sarah Shemkus

The city of Cambridge is aiming to become the first in Massachusetts — and perhaps the country — to require gas pumps to display warning labels describing the contribution fossil fuels make to climate change. The goal is to make consumers confront the impact of their choices, one fill-up at a time.
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Innovation

Is an EV Battery With a 1,500-Mile Range Possible?

Oct 28th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock

Imagine driving a zero-emissions car that didn’t need anything from you for 1,500 miles — no gas fill-ups or even plugging in. Thanks to a persistent inventor, that may be a reality in the UK as soon as next year.
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