India Meets Energy Target 9 Years Early

Coal strip mine.

The world is trying to rid itself of polluting fossil fuels and many countries have set their deadlines for switching to green and renewable energy sources. (Image: Daniel Kaesler via Dreamstime)

Can You Power Your Business With 100 Percent Renewable Energy?

HP office.

Like any company, HP (Hewlett-Packard) faces challenges from competitors. However, the company has set a challenge for itself by joining RE100, a public commitment to using renewable energy. (Image: via Public Domain)

The Biggest Trees Capture the Most Carbon: Large Trees Dominate Carbon Storage in Forests

A large-diameter tree.

A recent study examining carbon storage in Pacific Northwest forests demonstrated that although large-diameter trees (21 inches) only comprised 3 percent of total trees, they accounted for 42 percent of the total aboveground carbon storage. (Image: via The authors)

High Carbon Footprint Households Identified by Sweets and Restaurant Meals, Not Higher Meat Consumption

Jars of candies.

Families with higher carbon footprints are likely to consume more confectionary, alcohol, and restaurant food, according to a new study published in One Earth. (Image: congerdesign via Pixabay)

Fashion Rentals Good for Business, but Not the Environment

A woman in a dress looking in a mirror.

The concept of fashion rentals has caught on. (Image: via Pexels)

U.S. military and Its Massive Carbon Footprint

A U.S. jet.

The US Military's climate policy is fundamentally contradictory — confronting the effects of climate change while remaining the largest single institutional consumer of hydrocarbons in the world. (Image: via Pixabay)

How Bad Is a Sandwich for the Environment?