Green Or Gone

Germany

Germany, Norway, California: How To Boost Electric Car Sales

A new study shows Germany must look for other ways to convince automobile buyers to switch to ele...

France

Trains Or Planes? The Problem With Vilifying Air Travel

The airline industry certainly has room for improvement, but dreaming of a rail-only future ignor...

Russia

Why Washington May Detour Russia's Big Pipeline Project

Opposition to the planned Nord Stream 2 gas project had been limited to Europe. But now the Trump...

Colombia

How Big Agriculture Runs Colombia's Rivers Dry

In northern Colombia, large-scale banana and palm oil estates have long used their clout to contr...

Germany

Is Biodegradable Always Environment-Friendly?

Bioplastic sounds like a welcome eco-alternative to the many plastic products we use daily. But t...

Germany

Achtung Autobahn! Why Germany Needs A Highway Speed Limit

Going all out on the autobahn may be part of the German way of life, but speed limits are necessa...

Argentina

Natural Look: Argentine Fashion Weaving Back To Basics

Forget nylon!. Local clothing lines like Animaná are rediscovering all-natural fibers such...

France

The Ecological Scourge We Fail To Talk About: Overpopulation

-Open Letter- PARIS — In the weeks since France's popular environment minister, Nicolas Hulot resigned, after expressing disappointment with President Emmanuel Macron's environmental ...

Germany

Grimm Choices: How Energy Transition Threatens A Fairy Tale Forest

Wind power has its drawbacks, especially in central German region of Hesse, where developers want...

United States

Floods And Finance: Placing Dollar Values On Coral Reefs

The top layers of corals reduce the cost of storms by an average of $4 billion annually, a new st...

France

Only Environmentalism Can Save Capitalism

Rescuing the planet from the ravages of capitalism may be just the thing our dominant economic sy...

India

Untouchables And Your Trash: How Indian Sanitation Counts On Caste

A case study of Angul in Odisha highlights just how much urban centers rely on lower castes when ...

India

Grave Risks To The Singular Himalayan Ecosystem

The Uttarakhand floods reflected the damage we had dealt to the fragile Himalayan ecosystem. Five...

Colombia

Latin America Joins Global Race To Score "Zero Waste"

Activists in Colombia are working with public and private entities, offline and online, to reduce...

Honduras

Why This Caribbean Island Has Streets Paved In Plastic

The Honduran island of Utila, in the Caribbean Sea, is using the copious amounts of trash that wa...

Argentina

How Recycling Goes Down In The Heart Of Buenos Aires

A waste processing center in the Argentine capital turns almost half the city's refuse into reusa...

Germany

Bayer Can Drop The Name Monsanto, But Can't Erase The Hate

The German pharma giant wants to do a bit of "rebranding," after the mega merger with the U.S.-ba...

France

Are Electric Cars Doomed To Be Just A Niche Market?

The shift toward electric cars is picking up pace, but the road ahead has plenty of obstacles still.

Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Indigenous: Biosphere Reserve Is Our "Lungs"

Indigenous groups say the Nicaraguan government should do more to protect the massive but quickly...

Argentina

When Agribusiness Gives You Lemon Pulp, Make Biofuel

In Argentina, one of the world's biggest citrus producers is recycling its farming waste as fuel ...

Switzerland

Emissions, Ecology And Cures For The Common Cow Fart

In their own silent but deadly way, cattle are contributing to climate change. Adapting their die...

Norway

Russia And China Lead New Rush To The Arctic

With the melting of the ice, maritime traffic is growing, which means new economic opportunities,...