Equilibrium/Sustainability — Game, set, match on plastic bottles

A former junior Wimbledon champion is challenging her fellow players to improve their tennis tactics — not with respect to the game itself, but with regards to their court-side environment. Laura Robson, 28, called upon Wimbledon on Thursday to ban single-use bottles altogether or limit players to just one, during a panelContinue Reading

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Scientists create plant-based wrap to replace plastic

Scientists have developed a biodegradable, plant-based coating for foods that they say could provide an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic packaging.   Their solution can be sprayed directly onto foods, protecting them from both disease-causing microorganisms and from damage in transportation, according to the Rutgers and Harvard authors, who published theirContinue Reading

Equilibrium/Sustainability — With little room to grow, fracking slows

Today is Friday. Welcome to Equilibrium, a newsletter that tracks the growing global battle over the future of sustainability. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup.   As Republican and Democrats argue about the risk posed by investments in fossil fuels, the fracking industry faces an approaching end to the shale boom, The Wall Street Journal reported.  TheContinue Reading

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by Southern Company — Migration, security threats run together in warming world

Today is Thursday.  Welcome to Equilibrium, a newsletter that tracks the growing global battle over the future of sustainability. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. The Biden administration issued an ominous forecast for the planet on Thursday morning, with one official declaring that “no country will be spared from the challenges directly relatedContinue Reading