The practices and values of craftsmanship correspond well with the requirements for a sustainable economy. But they're threatened by industry.
Digital innovations have the potential to empower farmers and revolutionise agriculture, but many could also lock them in to unsustainable methods.
Workplaces the world over tune their thermostats to 22C, because this supposedly optimises mental performance. But the factors that underpin a productive office are much more complicated.
Democrats such as Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the US could pay for it.
The Star Trek formula for sustainable urban innovation: collaborate, share, use technology for the greater good and invest in people.
We need to change how we produce, ship, eat and waste food to improve our health and that of the planet.
Zero-packaging stores provide a systemic solution to a globalised food industry dependent on plastic packaging.
Words matter because they influence the way we understand environmental problems and shape their solutions.
Emerging Māori leaders successfully weave traditional practices with contemporary influences on leadership styles.
As 2019 dawns, a worldwide circular economy could be created through international trade and trade agreements like the one that could be forged between Canada and the U.K., post-Brexit.
Dry cleaning isn't really dry – it uses chemical solvents. Perc, the most common option, has contaminated soil and groundwater and poses serious health risks, but safer choices are emerging.
Most consumers underestimate the greenhouse emissions associated with different foods. But environmental labels, similar to existing nutrition information, can help us make lower-impact choices.
Christmas is hectic, and it can be easy just to go with the flow and vow to cut your plastic use in the new year. But here are some easy steps you can take now to make your Christmas plastic-free.
Only a quarter of Christmas jumpers are reused.
Planning innovations around the world offer inspiration, but ultimately the innovations needed to make Australia's sprawling cities more sustainable must be shaped by local conditions.
The average consumerist suburban lifestyle is unsustainable. But what if affluent suburbanites and battlers alike ditch the rat race and embrace economic 'degrowth'? Here's how it might unfold.
The United Nations Declaration on sustainable development stresses "leaving no-one behind," but what about the factors that cause many to be behind in the first place?
Both natural and artificial Christmas trees have environmental impacts, but they're not major. What matters most is what happens to the trees after the holidays.
The thin layer of soil on our planet's surface ultimately sustains us all, but it's a finite resource. With a growing global population, perhaps it is time to start looking for alternatives.
Without an array of ecosystems and species, it's tough for farmers to grow crops or ranchers to raise animals.