Exercise before breakfast for ‘profound and positive’ changes

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Study finds that those who exercise before breakfast burn double the amount of fat than those who exercise after. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

6 houseplants to boost well-being

Latest Items from TreeHugger - From improving sleep and indoor air quality to reducing anxiety and fatigue ... houseplants are powerful allies. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Chicken and Egg: Business Must Embrace the Need for Sustainability Know-How

Sustainable Brands - Latest News - The world is a very different place for those who graduated in 2010 or earlier: Climate change, increasing scarcity of water and other resources, declining biodiversity, digital disruption; and changing government, corporate, consumer and workforce expectations are creating a perfect storm for professionals leading and advising their organizations. These trends are anticipated to affect organizations directly — or indirectly through their supply chains. … [Read more...]

Should green homes have gas stoves and wood fireplaces?

Latest Items from TreeHugger - One Passive House architect gives his clients what they want. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Here’s what happened to opioid users after 8 weeks of mindfulness training

Latest Items from TreeHugger - New research finds that a special mindfulness therapy works as an antidote to opioid misuse. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Canada’s ClimateData Web Portal: Normal Science, Not Fake

Skeptical Science - In August, the Canadian government launched a new website called ClimateData.ca which "provides engineers, public health professionals, urban planners, mayors, and anyone else doing long-term planning with user-friendly climate change information, data, resources and tools" (press release). The website uses past weather data from 1950-2011 along with computer modelling to project the possible future impacts of climate change in Canada. Françoys Labonté, the … [Read more...]

Unlocking the Transformational Power of Sustainability Thought Leadership

Sustainable Brands - Latest News - Thought leadership isn’t just another buzzword. According to LinkedIn and Edelman, more than 60 percent of C-suite executives said they were more willing to pay a premium to companies that create thought leadership with a clear vision, and 55 percent of business decision-makers said they increased spending with an organization based on its thought leadership. Additionally, LinkedIn reports that 83 percent of consumers say thought leadership creates … [Read more...]

6 of The Spookiest Places You Must-Visit in Europe this Halloween

STA Travel Blog - If you’re looking to lift your spirits (and not just with trick or tequila) then these 6 spooky places to visit in Europe this 31st... The post 6 of The Spookiest Places You Must-Visit in Europe this Halloween appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Thailand Shot by You Sweepstakes Winner Interview

STA Travel Blog - Our Thailand Shot by You Sweepstakes winners, Cara and Steph Bono are here to dish out all the highlights from their time in Thailand, after... The post Thailand Shot by You Sweepstakes Winner Interview appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Modern DIY yurt has a dreamy garden bedroom

Latest Items from TreeHugger - An Oregon couple built this spectacular houseplant-filled yurt, and are offering a detailed online guide for free. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Paris zoo exhibits the world’s weirdest living thing

Latest Items from TreeHugger - The mysterious organism looks like a mushroom but acts like an animal, and it's one of my favorite beings ever. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

World Food Day: Celebrity Chefs, Soil SuperHeroes Out in Force to Save Our Food System

Sustainable Brands - Latest News - Green America recognizes ‘SuperHeroes’ saving our soils to fight climate change Image credit: Anheuser-Busch Dozens of farmers and food companies — including Anheuser-Busch, Danone North America and MegaFood; along with no-till farmer Rick Clark (in partnership with Danone) and Farming While Black author and activist Leah Penniman — are being recognized by national nonprofit Green America in honor of World Food Day.  Green America says these … [Read more...]

Help build an eco-friendly secondary school in Kenya

Latest Items from TreeHugger - A young Toronto-based woman is working to build a school in the Kenyan village near where she grew up. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Go plastic-free for Global Handwashing Day

Latest Items from TreeHugger - If you're not into bar soap, here's an innovative option for liquid hand soap. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Skeptical Science New Research for Week #41, 2019

Skeptical Science - 38 articles, 9 open access Known unknowns become known 3 months of SkS research news exposes a persistent feature of the weekly harvest: reports of investigations of expected climate outcomes in particular geographical sectors of Earth. This is made possible by regional climate modeling, a capacity that has matured and almost equally importantly become less expensive and hence more widely available in recent years. Earlier this year Filippo Giorgi's Thirty Years of Regional … [Read more...]

More than 500 people misunderstand climate change

RealClimate - A consensus is usually established when one explanation is more convincing than alternative accounts, convincing the majority. This is also true in science. However, science-based knowledge is also our best description of our world because it is built on testing hypotheses that are independently reexamined by colleagues. It is also typical that there are a few stubborn people who think they know better than the rest. When it comes to climate science, there is a small group of … [Read more...]

Bank of England Governor: companies that ignore climate crisis will go bankrupt

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Are we about to have a "Minsky Moment?" (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The easiest, most delicious pie crust recipe

Latest Items from TreeHugger - This tender, buttery, flaky crust is one of the easiest I've ever made, and also the most delicious. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

All of Patagonia’s waterproof shells are now recycled and Fair Trade

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Can we hear them saying, "I told you so!" to the rest of the outdoor gear industry? (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Fast food is fueling Brazilian wildfires

Latest Items from TreeHugger - When you buy a burger, it could be from a cow raised on Brazilian soy feed. That's a problem. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The benefits of grouping houseplants together

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Strategically clustering indoor plants in a group is a great idea, here's why and how to do it. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Transportation for America calls for no more funding for new roads and highways

Latest Items from TreeHugger - They say it's time to fix what we've got, and make roads slower and safer. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #41

Skeptical Science - A chronological listing of news articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Oct 6 through Sat, Oct 12, 2019 Editor's Pick The world needs a massive carbon tax in just 10 years to limit climate change, IMF says The international organization suggests a cost of $75 per ton by 2030. An aerial view of large icebergs floating as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland, on Aug. 16. (Felipe Dana/AP) A global agreement to make fossil fuel … [Read more...]