Sustainable Consumption Stories
We may be overestimating the emissions savings from EVs and under-utilizing them to reap benefits, a new study finds.
The first systematic study of the question finds the answer is more complicated than you might think.
Waste heat from over 5,000 underground parking lots in Berlin could meet the demand of of 14,660 average German households, scientists found, while helping improve groundwater quality and biodiversity
In total, they developed 13 fungi-food combinations that produced meaty scents; the meatiest combination came from onions mixed with Polyporus umbellatus.
In a new study, researchers assess impacts from the cultivation, manufacturing, and use of textiles made of the world’s most common natural fiber
12 million tonnes of plastic go into agriculture each year, some straight into the soil. Can we loosen plastic’s grip on farming?
By combining key traits of two bacterial species, the team created a novel bug that can break down plastics in salty conditions—at room temperature.
An unusually comprehensive study shows remote work is better for the climate, but mainly in large doses
Most seafood is more climate-friendly than its terrestrial counterparts. But the latest controversies run deeper than simply wild-caught vs farmed.
A first-of-its-kind meta-analysis shows that lettuce thrives indoors—pointing to climate-proofing the $3 billion salad industry.