Maryland Could Be the First State to Ban Styrofoam Food Containers
The proposed law would prevent food service businesses and schools from providing or selling any foam food containers, plates, cups, trays, or egg cartons.
The Nigerian Women Turning to a Different Kind of Oil to Tackle Economic Inequality
In the Niger Delta, women are processing palm oil, instead of crude, to provide for their families. However, the environmental impacts of palm oil plantations have some pleading for caution.
New T.C. Boyle Novel Features Thorny Efforts to Turn Back Clock
Novelist T.C Boyle’s new book, "When the Killing’s Done," uses California’s Channel Islands to delve into the thorny effort to restore lost habitats, a theme and a locale familiar to our readers.
Businesses Can Benefit from Green Rules, Theory Suggests
As the Porter Hypothesis — that well-structured environmental regulations can help businesses — marks two decades, resistance to the concept remains strong.
Space May Be the Final Frontier for Some Renewables
The transformation of landscapes to accommodate 'friendly' energy technologies like solar and wind are not inconsequential concerns, says a former Interior official.