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The outdoor clothing and gear company Patagonia is known for its commitment to sustainability and environmental health, but its prices often make it synonymous with elite...
Podcast
For nearly six decades, the US government passed no comprehensive climate legislation. Now that’s changed. The Inflation Reduction Act contains approximately $370 billion of...
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For those of us who love to travel, climate guilt weighs heavily. Civil aviation accounts for about 3% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and that number is going up. But...
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Climate is often called a “threat multiplier,” because it can worsen already challenging situations. In places experiencing ongoing armed conflict, such as Ukraine, how do...
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Most Americans support climate action, but you wouldn’t know it from Congress or the courts – or from most of the media. A recent study found that a majority of people...
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In the tech world, there’s a common belief that once a new device hits 5% market penetration, it rapidly goes from fad to mass adoption. Think of smartphones, social media,...
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After a 20-year career as a tech reporter for CNET and the public radio program Marketplace, Molly Wood has come to see the climate crisis as an engineering problem requiring...
Part of Molly Wood on Tech, Money and Survival, September 2022
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In August, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. The IRA allocates around $370 billion over ten years to invest in renewable energy, make EVs more...
Podcast
Home and property insurance is complicated and typically boring – until a disaster happens to you. In recent years, hundreds of thousands of people in high-risk disaster...
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January 13th, 2011
The utility-consumer relationship is primed for a fundamental overhaul. Armed with information, formerly passive consumers will take charge of their energy future, say a...
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March 11th, 2011
Arch rivals Microsoft and Google found common cause at Climate One on Friday, March 11 promoting the energy efficiency of the cloud. Efficiency alone won’t solve the climate...
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March 7th, 2011
The ubiquity of food in the United States blinds the mind to a tragic fact: much of it is wasted. Exact numbers are elusive, but estimates suggest that at least a quarter and...
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March 9th, 2011
The climate change debate in America appears hopelessly stuck. The major opposition party not only resists taking action but questions the science compelling us to act. If...
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March 22nd, 2011
Every activist has a conversion story, the moment when enlightenment becomes a call to action. In the mid-1980s, actor Ted Danson had his. Walking along a Santa Monica beach...
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April 5th, 2011
With absent guidance from Congress, energy policymaking in United States has been left to the White House, state lawmakers, and utility executives. Outside of the Oval Office...
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April 8th, 2011
It’s too early to know precisely how the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear complex will shake up the industry, said experts convened by Climate One on Friday, April 8, in San...
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May 12th, 2011
Fifteen years have passed since a major automaker has attempted to market an electric vehicle. Within five years, rare will be the auto showroom that lacks one. But before...
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May 16th, 2011
Wal-Mart is not a sustainable company, says author Edward Humes. But the mega-retailer is making money by investing in sustainability. The story of how Wal-Mart made the...
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April 15th, 2011
Forward-thinking companies are coming to realize that sustainability isn't just good for their bottom lines; it makes it easier to win over customers and compete in the...
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May 25th, 2011
Infill development is hard. Even in California, one of the few states to have given local officials guidance on how to plan for growth, building smart, sustainable projects...

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