How to Stay Safe From Wildfire Smoke

Widespread air quality alerts are in effect again this week in the U.S., with portions of 20 different states once again blanketed in smoke caused by Canada’s worst-ever wildfire season.… Read more

China Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Pill Paxlovid

China’s surprise decision to clear Pfizer Inc.’s coronavirus pill for use offers rare insight into how Beijing may be planning to move beyond the COVID Zero strategy that’s leaving it… Read more

Scientists Sound Alarm Over a Growing Trash Problem in Space

Sixty-six years ago, there was just a single human-built object in Earth orbit. It was Sputnik, the Soviet Union’s—and the world’s—first satellite, launched on Oct. 4, 1957. Now take a… Read more

Fabric of success- how ‘lotus silk’ is weaving its way into Vietnam

Her great-aunt made and sold traditional silk to the French during colonial rule, passing the technique on to Thuan, who started weaving when she was six in her village on… Read more

EU eyes solo move to increase tax on online giants, risking US anger

The EU is frustrated at how long it is taking the world’s rich nations to reach a deal on how to tax online firms like Google fairly. These companies on… Read more

Nordstrom puts a charitable spin on sustainable fashion this fall

The US department store is partnering with ‘Give Back Box,’ to allow customers to donate their old or unwanted clothes and accessories to local nonprofit organizations, via mail. The service,… Read more

PVH announces scientifically-approved greenhouse gas reduction targets

The company’s absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets were approved by the Science Based Targets initiative, a collaboration between CDP, World Resources Institute (WRI), the World Wide Fund for… Read more

Port of Los Angeles exec says U.S. tariff tiffs could be ‘new normal’

The comments from Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka came just a day after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu signed a Phase 1 agreement… Read more

Sainsbury’s targets 2040 for net zero emissions

Britons have become increasingly aware of the urgency of addressing climate change, spurred on by climate campaigners including veteran naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough and Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg.Sainsbury’s,… Read more
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