Bitcoin is no long the only game in crypto-currency town

Bitcoin is no long the only game in crypto-currency town

IT STARTED as a joke. Dogecoin was launched in 2013 as a bitcoin parody, using as its mascot a Japanese shiba inu dog, a popular internet meme. The crypto-currency was never really used, except for tipping online, and one of its founders has called it quits. But recently its price has soared: on January 7th […]

The fashion industry can only go green by becoming unfashionable

The fashion industry can only go green by becoming unfashionable

Ellen MacArthur and Stella McCartney at the report’s launchDarren Gerrish/Getty By Michael Le Page Green is the new black, if efforts to acknowledge the environmental harm caused by the fashion industry are to be believed.  A report released yesterday by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation highlighted the damage done by our efforts to look absolutely fabulous, […]

If we only ate organic it would be an environmental disaster

If we only ate organic it would be an environmental disaster

Cropland is in demandNASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan Should the world’s farms go 100 per cent organic to protect the environment? Absolutely not. One huge problem is that organic farming requires far more land than conventional farming to produce the same amount of food. According to a study out today, going all-organic would require up to a […]