In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, Japan has idled all 50 of its nuclear reactors. While the central government and business leaders are warning a prolonged shutdown could spell economic doom, many Japanese and local officials see the opportunity for a renewable energy revolution.
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On the second to last day of school, 60 seniors from Kenowa Hills High School in Walker, Michigan, rode their bikes to school. It wasn't an improvised things either, as they had police escort and did it safely, and even the mayor joined them...
A Finnish designer has made a working surfboard from broken skateboards.
EarthShare describes how companies can leverage volunteer programs into a win for impacted communities, their employees and their own balance sheets.
There is a growing body of evidence showing that sustainability certification is spawning far-reaching changes in production and land use practices, supply chains and in the way businesses operate.
Could charging Starbucks customers for their paper cup prompt them to bring in a mug instead?
Done right, aquaculture is a sustainable way to produce healthy protein. But done wrong fish farming can create major environmental problems.
A group of Grade 6 pupils in Dubai want to convince schools across the country to convert to solar energy - and save up to Dh1 million a year on their electricity bills.
Consumers are showing an ever increasing support of the food industry's sustainability efforts, but it is unclear how much those green efforts translate into sales.
Scientists have identified thousands of sites in the Arctic where methane that has been stored for many millennia is bubbling into the atmosphere.