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The plant-based meat industry has grown into a $20 billion

A customer tries a plant-based meat substitute product on the Restaurant & Bar and Gourmet Asia expo on the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition centre in Hong Kong on November 11, 2020. Peter Parks | AFP | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Demand for meat alternate options has grown and can proceed to rise, but the […]Read More

Home Depot co-founder: ‘I’m a capitalist’ but business has to

Billionaire businessman Arthur Blank told CNBC on Monday that businesses must care about more than just profitability, suggesting social responsibility should also be an area of emphasis.   “If you don’t care about people, profit and the planet at the same time, profitability by itself isn’t really enough,” Blank said on “Power Lunch.” “And the truth […]Read More

In Oregon, a new climate menace: Fires raging where they

By Christopher Flavelle and Henry Fountain The blazes that raced across western Oregon this week could be the most unexpected element in a fire season that’s full of surprises: not just more wildfires, but wildfires in places that don’t usually burn. The forests between Eugene and Portland haven’t experienced fires this severe in decades, experts […]Read More

Wildfires scorch millions of acres in Western U.S. as Oregon

Desiree Pierce cries as she visits her home destroyed by the Almeda Fire, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Talent, Ore. “I just needed to see it, to get some closure,” said Pierce. John Locher | AP Historic wildfires are burning millions of acres and destroying homes in California, Oregon and Washington state, as officials brace for […]Read More

Heatwaves are becoming more deadly as nights warm faster than

A photographer takes a picture of the thermometer reading 132 degrees Fahrenheit (55.5 Celsius) at the Furance Creek Visitors Station in Death Valley National Park, California, August 17, 2020. David Becker | Reuters The U.S. this summer has experienced stifling hot temperatures that have set all-time records and put millions of people under excessive heat […]Read More

Hurricane Laura leaves damage in Louisiana and weakens into tropical

Michael and Darlene Taylor sort through a freezer damaged by Hurricane Laura August 27, 2020 in Grand Lake, Louisiana. Hurricane Laura came ashore bringing rain and high winds to the southeast region of the state, reaching wind speeds of 150 mph and a 9-12 feet storm surge. Eric Thayer | Getty Images Hurricane Laura, after […]Read More

Tropical Storm Marco becomes a hurricane and heads toward U.S.

An employee of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) monitors tropical storm Laura in Santo Domingo, on August 22, 2020. Erika Santelices | AFP | Getty Images Marco strengthened into a hurricane over the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday on its way toward the Louisiana coast, according to data from an Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft. […]Read More