Whether it’s building cities, railroads, or even power lines, our interconnected world has a heavy footprint on the rest of the environment. These mind-blowing renderings by the cartographers at Globaïa show the awe-inspiring power of human ingenuity.
Egg-Energy is using battery subscriptions to wire houses, power development, and make it profitable to expand the electric grid.
Technology makes our lives easier, sure, but the question is always how to use it for more than convenience, but to make the world better.
Lucy Bernholz wants the giant organizations that dole out millions in funds to start embracing becoming more transparent, open, and democratic. It’s an uphill battle, but the Open Philanthropy movement is gaining steam.
Canned foods continue to test positive for the dangerous chemical. Here’s some tips on making your Thanksgiving as BPA free as possible.
In his new book, excerpted here, the former CEO Anders Dahlvig talks about how the furniture giant developed its environmental policies, and how they didn’t try to get credit for them, just reap the benefits. His top tip: fewer press releases, more actions.
By automatically examining your online purchases and then suggesting safer, healthier ones, the company is creating what it calls a "Mint.com for ethical shopping."