• The Buzz On Bees
    The Buzz On Bees

    Bees and other pollinators are vital to the food chain.

  • Too Much Water, and Not Enough
    Too Much Water, and Not Enough

    It’s a paradox of climate change that rising global temperatures mean rising seas but also retreating freshwater resources. What technologies can help?

  • Saving the World Through Business
    Saving the World Through Business

    Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard led his company down the road less traveled and became a model for businesses to do well while doing good. 

  • “The Focus is ‘Enough’ Rather Than ‘More’”
    “The Focus is ‘Enough’ Rather Than ‘More’”

    The mainstream economics notion that unfettered growth accompanied by greater consumption and productivity benefits society is false, argues Rob Dietz, Program Director at the Post Carbon Institute. In an interview with getAbstract, he shares his…

  • “How Can You Make Consumption Sustainable?”
    “How Can You Make Consumption Sustainable?”

    It has been suggested that if everyone on planet Earth lived the way we do in the developed world, we would need four planets. Present-day consumerism is unsustainable – but how can it be replaced?