Air Pollution

Waste in the Food Supply Chain

Waste in the Food Supply Chain

Though the national dialogue around food waste often centers around consumer behavior, the role of private sector companies is the "most critical" in the fight against food waste, since their decisions reverberate up and down the supply chain.

Food Waste Produced by World's Richest Nations Could End World Hunger Twice Over

Food Waste Produced by World's Richest Nations Could End World Hunger Twice Over

Food waste doesn't just impact our global hunger crises; it's also a detriment to the environment. Food production requires water and land and it also releases methane when left uneaten. Methane, a greenhouse gas more damaging than CO2, is also a major byproduct of livestock production.

To Live in A Fossil-Fuel-Dependent World

To Live in A Fossil-Fuel-Dependent World

To limit warming to 1.5°C, not only should no new fossil-fuel-using infrastructure be built ever again, some existing power plants need to shut down early—and yet today many new power plants are under construction or planned.

Food Waste in the United States

Food Waste in the United States

In the United States, food waste serves as a dominant component of landfill masses, oil and freshwater waste, methane and CO2 emissions, damage to wildlife ecosystems, and substantial financial losses.

Consumer Behavior and Attitude Towards Food Waste

Consumer Behavior and Attitude Towards Food Waste

Despite the often reported “anxieties” and “guilt”, food wasting has become an ordinary, necessary even, part of domestic food practices.

How Diverting Food Waste Helps in Decreasing Emissions from Landfills

How Diverting Food Waste Helps in Decreasing Emissions from Landfills

Between 30% to 40% of food is wasted along the supply chain, from processing through in-home and dining-out consumption. Food waste is typically the first or second largest component of the municipal solid waste stream.

Who is Wasting the Most Food?

Who is Wasting the Most Food?

It has been said that if food waste was a country, it would be the one with the third largest carbon footprint.

Energy Efficiency to Reduce Use of Fossil Fuels

Energy Efficiency to Reduce Use of Fossil Fuels

There are enormous opportunities for efficiency improvements in every sector of the economy, whether it is buildings, transportation, industry, or energy generation.

Energy Demand Worldwide Grew by Fastest Pace in A Decade in 2018

Energy Demand Worldwide Grew by Fastest Pace in A Decade in 2018

As a result, global energy-related CO2 emissions rose by 1.7% to 33 Gigatonnes (Gt) in 2018. Coal use in power generation alone surpassed 10 Gt, accounting for a third of total emissions.

Solar Jobs Review and Projections

Solar Jobs Review and Projections

Employment of solar photovoltaic (PV) installers, often called PV installers, is projected to grow 105 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.