Sustainable Business

Growing cover crops can help save pollinators and birds

In coming decades 40% of insect species may go extinct in what experts have called an ongoing "insect apocalypse."

AI can help us better predict severe storms in a changing climate

Because weather is influenced by a variety of factors, making accurate predictions about it can be a challenge.

Common farming practices are a risk to global food supplies

Even as more land is being used for agriculture, crop diversity has been on the decline.

Study: we must cease adding to our fossil fuel infrastructure

Existing infrastructure will emit about 658 gigatons of CO2, depending on assumed lifetimes and utilization rates.

China’s ban on waste imports is forcing a rethink

China’s ban on waste imports is forcing a rethink

Now that China slashed its recyclables imports, western nations are starting to embrace a new reality.

Going green will be well worth it for businesses in Europe

Going green will be well worth it for businesses in Europe

Although the individual environmental impact of SMEs is small, their cumulative impact is significant.

By making potatoes heat-resistant we can ensure bountiful harvests

By switching off an RNA in plants, we can equip them with the ability to handle climate change better.

Scientists have created ‘endlessly recyclable’ plastic

"The approach is innovative and elegantly simple," an expert notes.