The Procter & Gamble Co. has updated its policy on palm oil following high-profile protests by Greenpeace at its Cincinnati headquarters. The world's largest consumer products company said Tuesday that it has adopted a "no-def...
( Energy Minister Greg Barker) The first scheme in the world that will pay owners of domestic buildings for generating renewable heat has been launched in the UK by Energy Minister Greg Barker (seen right with MP Chloe Smith opening a 'Mr Renewables showroom' at the beginning of April).
Lowe's has been ordered to pay $18 million for illegally disposing hazardous waste, including pesticides, batteries, fluorescent bulbs and other toxic materials, as a result of a civil enforcement action filed Tuesday in Alameda County Superior Court. More than 100 Lowe's stores throughout California routinely sent items to local landfills that were not permitted to receive the materials.
As federal officials work frantically to reverse an uptick in explosions and oil spills from crude-hauling trains, the companies that are fracking the crude and transporting it by rail are responding with an unhelpful collective shrug.
New study by thinktank funded by Koch brothers aims to debunk authoritative UN climate change report For those concerned about climate change, the ultra-conservative Heartland Institute offers up a calming solution: try thinking of yourself as a...
Coffee cherry pulp is a typically discarded byproduct of coffee production; now CF Global’s new process dries and mills the pulp into Coffee Flour, upcycling a previously wasted material into an additional and sustainable source of revenue for small-scale coffee farmers worldwide.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- A group of landowners’ case, CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, will be heard by the Supreme Court this month. CTS is attempting to use a technical legal argument to prevent the case from going to a full trial. The company claims that Asheville residents took too long to file their claims. The case is complicated and entangled in esoteric legal terms, so it has gone largely unnoticed by Supreme Court watchers. But it has grabbed the attention of at least one major player, the federal government, which has intervened and sided with CTS.