The Climate-Friendly Refrigerators of Decades Past
As the U.S. phases out hydrofluorocarbons, the next generation of fridges is adopting low-emissions technology that’s nearly a century old.
Paris Makes Public Housing Greener and More Livable
The city has spent the last decade making its public housing better for the planet — and for people.
The Movement to Give ‘Personhood’ Rights to Animals
Legal systems around the world are beginning to confront an existential question: What rights does an animal have?
Wine Country’s Farmworkers Are Staying Healthy Against All Odds
Populated by seasonal laborers, Oregon’s Willamette Valley could have been devastated by the coronavirus. Instead, it’s become a model for how to keep workers safe.
Recovered Covid Patients Send Their Leftover Meds to Those in Need
In India, an elegantly simple system ensures pills don’t get flushed when others can use them.
You May Already Be Wearing the World’s Most Sustainable Jeans
A family-owned Italian denim manufacturer is turning one of fashion’s most toxic staples green, one global brand at a time.
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