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Things Are Looking Up

Latest NewsUnited StatesBrian Palmer
The Department of Energy just announced what may be the most significant efficiency rule ever—and one that businesses can get behind.

On the Runway

Latest NewsUnited StatesLucy Siegle
Stella McCartney has risen to the top of the fashion world by adding just one more element to her sexy, sophisticated designs: sustainability. Can this trendsetter get an entire industry to follow her lead?

Can't Touch This

Latest NewsAlaska
President Obama just protected the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery from oil and gas drilling.

Under the Sea

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Vast fuel reserves and mineral resources lie in the ocean depths. But so does a world we could destroy before ever understanding it.

Doing Our Dirty Work

Latest NewsChina
China emits a lot of carbon, but it’s because they’re making all our stuff.

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