Ethical and green living

Syndicated The UK Has Successfully Transmitted Data On The National Electricity Grid

The technology is a step toward creating virtual power stations that would enable smarter electricity use by homes and businesses

Syndicated What Is The Environmental Impact Of The IoT Economy?

A newly launched line of Amazon Dash buttons have led some to criticize the tech as wasteful

Features Is Urban Farming Only for Rich Hipsters?

Urbans farms are springing up everywhere, but if they exclude lower income groups they’ll do little good

Innovation SC Johnson Wants You to Know What's In Your Air Fresheners

The consumer product giant is the first multinational company to disclose fragrance ingredients, which are considered trade secrets, by product

Design The Future Of Food: Will Eating Insects Become The Norm?

Bugs could be the answer for a sustainable and nutritional food source.

Design Vivienne Westwood Supports EU Ecocide Law

Fashion designer pushes for signatures on a petition to make harming the environment a punishable crime.

Advertising Online Organization Invents A New Type Of 21st Century Protest

With 30 million members, Avaaz is an online organization that helps activists protest today's most divisive issues.

Home Why We're Still Dying To Get Away From It All

Having joined the ranks of the Small House Society, Oliver Burkeman explains the allure of modern day simplicity and the pairing down our connectedness.

Gaming & Play How A Global Boycott Made Nike A More Transparent, Ethical Brand

Twenty years of campaigning for workers' rights changed the corporate culture of one of the world's biggest brands – and the sportswear industry.

Work Top 5 Bikes For Commuting

From folding stars to flat-out racers, here are five bicycles to take the grind out of your daily trip to work.

Advertising Whatever Happened To Acid Rain?

Why do we only hear about certain eco issues, such as climate change? What happened to acid rain and the ozone layer problems -- have they been solved?

Features Is Art Environmentally Friendly?

Paints and other tools often contain hazardous materials for the environment. One artist makes suggestions on how to create 'footprint free' art.

Luxury H&M: Fast Fashion Is Ethical

The world's second largest clothing retailer is trying to remake itself as a greener option, but is it too little too late?