Owning and operating a restaurant is hard enough as it is, with high-stress work environments often yielding razor-thin margins. Aside from some feel-good green PR, are there any real, tangible incentives for restaurant owners to invest the necessary time and energy?
Living with fewer materials and less waste should, in theory, save consumers money and resources. It should also save municipalities money in the sharply rising costs of recycling and trash disposal. But waste-free options are expensive in personal time and inconvenience, especially when compared to the unparalleled convenience of the disposable economy
“What we did in this resolution is to lay out what should happen … in every sector of the American economy. Because they can all be transformed with new technologies, with new strategies, new conservation techniques, and in a very brief period of time.”
“We saw this opportunity where, if we could organize young people in New Hampshire to not only turn out to vote but to also work after the election to hold leaders accountable, we actually have a lot of political agency."
“Who’s paying for this, and who’s owning the property after it’s paid for?” he asked. “If we’re going to put millions of dollars into this property, we have to have some say in what goes on with it.”
It’s time to call the governor out for being a shameless business-assist monkey right now, because later’s always too damn late.
The centuries-long relationship with Boston that made Chelsea a frontline community for environmental justice ...
Gov Baker has failed to lead on climate change, so it’s time for him to come face to face with the climate catastrophes around the state he is ignoring.
Against all odds, a dogged group of Fore River Basin residents decided to put up a fight, the ferocity of which Enbridge never saw coming.
Covering Climate Now now ranks as one of the most ambitious efforts ever to organize the world’s media around a single coverage topic.