Environment

Lyft Pledges Commitment to All-Electric Fleet by 2030

Lyft plans to have a fully electric fleet by 2030. The ride hailing company announced on Wednesday its plan to transition to “100 percent” electric or zero-emission vehicles. Read more.
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Why We Celebrate Earth Day

This year marks Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. And while many will be celebrating the occasion — albeit in ways they never have before — few people know about the history of the event. This is why we celebrate the holiday.
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Berkeley Approves 25 Cent Fee On Disposable Cups

An anti-waste ordinance was unanimously approved by the Berkeley City Council Tuesday night, requiring businesses to charge customers 25 cents for disposable cups.
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Pacific Ocean Plastics Pollution

The Ocean Cleanup Kicks Off September 8th

Rid the world's oceans of plastic...
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10 Healthy, Plant-Based Foods To Keep You Cool

Beat the late summer heat with these treats...
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Will Edible Packaging Solve The Plastic Problem?

Could edible packaging be the eco-friendly fix for the planet's growing plastic problem?
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Fresh or Frozen? Why You May Want To Ditch The Fish Regardless

Did you know that farmed salmon shares more traits with junk food than with health food? Now you do. "Fresh-caught" salmon, cod, and other fish at your local supermarket may not be as fresh as you think. The majority of what is sold as "fresh-caught" fish and seafood is actually previously frozen,...
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Study Says California Has The Worst 'Quality of Life' In The Nation

California ranks dead last in "Quality of Life" in the United States.
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