These Toxic Chemicals in Food Packaging Are Getting Into Your Meals

On a busy weeknight, takeout and fast food are easy dinner time solutions. But your family’s favorite on-the-go meal may come with a side of toxic fluorinated chemicals. Per- and polyfluoralkyl substances, or PFAS, are a family of greaseproof, waterproof and nonstick industrial compounds. They’re used in hundreds of consumer …

San Francisco Seeks 100% Electric Bus Fleet by 2035

On Tuesday, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SF Muni) Board of Directors passed a resolution to begin procuring zero emission battery buses to replace electric hybrid vehicles by 2025, with a goal of achieving a 100 percent electric bus fleet by 2035. The resolution allows SF Muni to catch …

‘Business Unusual’ Must Be the Mantra in Bonn as UN Climate Talks Resume Next...

As the 2018 climate talks kick off under the auspices of the UN next week, “business unusual” must be the mantra delegations need heard resoundingly in Bonn, said the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Speaking ahead of the start of the meeting, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, WWF’s global climate and energy programme leader, …

Jellyfish Chips Are the Future of Junk Food

Jellyfish are not exactly the centerpiece of most people’s ideal meals. The umbrella-shaped animals are slimy, tasteless, and can be extremely poisonous. But a population boom and the need to reduce meat — and other foods that require extensive energy to produce — consumption, means humanity has to get creative …

San Francisco’s Air Quality Was As Bad As Beijing’s On Thursday

Those living in the US who want to know how bad it can get as far as air pollution goes, or for that matter what it’s like to live in the cities of Northern China, may want to pay attention to what’s happening in the San Francisco Bay Area. “Thanks” …

Germany and California Bolster Climate Cooperation as US Backs Off G7 Statement

Germany and California have agreed to bolster their cooperation on tackling climate change, as international criticism continues to mount over the US government’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement. Just days after agreeing a climate cooperation pact with China, California Governor Jerry Brown met with Germany’s environment minister …

Industry Strategy Meeting

The World Economic Forum’s Industry Strategy Meeting will be held 7th and 8th of June in San Francisco. This meeting convenes the community of Industry Strategy Officers, a group of senior executives chosen by their companies to contribute to shaping the industry and global agendas. This year, the meeting aims …