We’re searching through headlines with an eco-lens this week, in honor of Earth Day on April 22nd.
- Microsoft’s Chief Sustainability Officer Melanie Nakagawa talks carbonomics, renewable energy sources, and intersectional environmentalism in a Q&A with Fast Company.
- Intersectional activists are taking on regenerative winemaking, per Them, serving up tasty iteration of net-zero alcohol and another example of the power of regenerative goods and resources.
- Regenerative and sustainable fashion is making headlines: Coach is launching a sub-brand, Coachtopia, with ready-to-wear, circular products per Vogue, and Primark’s new collection is going circular with pieces that are made to be recycled, per WWD.
- Condé Nast Traveller deemed ecotherapy the “trend you need to try” in 2023.
- Honey Locust Park, beneath the Queensboro Bridge in New York City, is a microforest meant to introduce tranquility to the neighborhood, per TimeOut.
- Climate change may make Chicago and Pakistan’s climates more alike than different, according to Fast Company.
- Electric vehicles dominated at the Shanghai auto show in China this year, per The New York Times.
- A team of scientists discovered a volcanic microbe that could help absorb CO2 efficiently, per The Guardian, as creative carbon capturing continues to fuel a global carbontech boom.
- Pokémon Go will host its annual Sustainability Week April 20-26 for its users with rewilded minds, celebrating grass and water Pokémons that will spawn in the app per Polygon.