No Olympics since 1992 scores high on all sustainability indicators, and the overall picture is middling at best
But clever new financing instruments come with their own risks
Carbon labeling of food shifts people’s behavior—even among those actively trying to avoid information
A clever study suggests that you simply can’t unknow your food's carbon footprint
A new study tried to understand the gender dynamics of local sustainability policymaking—but could not establish cause and effect.
This one simple trick generates renewable energy, saves billions of gallons of water, and shrinks farmers' carbon footprint—all at the same time.
An opt-out rather than opt-in model for renewable power programs yields high participation with few downsides
Cannabis growing regulations often focus on drug policy, producing unintended environmental consequences
Australian media pointed at India and China; US papers focused on the country’s own responsibility; Indian media pointed to the Global North; and Nigerian news considered all countries equally responsible
An extra degree of day-to-day temperature variability reduces regional growth rates by 5% on average—a pattern seen across economic sectors
The pause of 2020 enabled low-carbon power growth to get ahead of electricity demand growth