Climate Solution Postponed, Canada Drops Out

Durban, South Africa—This monthly section devoted to environmental news wrapped up last year’s coverage with a preview of the 17th Conference of the Parties...

Project Green Challenge: Young People Take on Eco-Responsibility

The student-led eco-advocacy and education movement Teens Turning Green made October 2011 into a month to mobilize eco-consciousness. Through its ambitious, first-of-its-kind effort dubbed...

Decisive Talks for Climate Change Underway

 Durban, South Africa—The year in environmental news has involved numerous high-profile natural disasters, the politicization of climate change in the United States and a...

Sustainable Schools Make for a Greener Future

To prepare for a future economy likely to be driven by environmental jobs and innovation, today’s children will need a green-centric education. Children will...

Beverage Industry Recycling Gets a Report Card for 2011

A close examination of the U.S. beverage industry’s collective efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle reveals many divergent trends. For the third year, advocacy organization...

Green America’s Second Annual Green Grants Awarded

Thousands voted, and the results are in for Green America’s 2011 Green Grants contest. Among hundreds of nominees, the winners were found to embody...

Climate Change Talks Rev Up as Time Runs Out

Bonn, Germany--Though predictions are plentiful, no one really knows exactly how much time we have to curtail the effects of climate change. The timetable...

Fair Trade Logo Found to Boost Sales

New data support the notion that, while all consumers may not care about their personal health, they are increasingly concerned about the sustainability of...

Pallet Wrapping Goes Green

As products of all kinds make their way from manufacturing facilities to store shelves, their shipping pallets are typically wrapped and unwrapped on several...

Eco-Packaging Steps Out at Expo

The next generation of eco-packaging innovation was on display at Expo West 2011 in Anaheim. On the heels of the announcement that Coca-Cola will...