Things we can do to keep our planet healthy
Why the Simplest, Most Effective Climate Action You Can Take Is in the Kitchen
American climate action might be stymied at the federal level, but there's one place you can still make a major difference: on your plate.
How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown Than When You Were Born?
See how days at or above 90 degrees Fahrenheit have changed in your lifetime and how much hotter it could get.
Scientists Discover Coral Reefs That Could Withstand Warming Waters
An expedition funded by Paul G. Allen uncovered shallow-water reefs in Indonesia that appear to withstand climate change-induced bleaching better than other coral.
This College Now Runs On 100% Solar Energy
1,400 students are benefiting.
Designing the Death of a Plastic
Decades ago, synthetic polymers became popular because they were cheap and durable. Now, scientists are creating material that self-destructs or breaks down for reuse on command.
Utilities take note: Hybrid renewables projects are coming
In 2017, combinations of cost-effective renewables plus storage went online, with more due this year. And 2019 looks like a hybrid boom year.
The First Tech Accelerator For Sustainability
Innovative technology has become essential for success in the private sector. It’s time for environmentalists and those us the social sector to do everything we can to take advantage of these opportunities, too. And if we do—we might just save the planet.
From pollution to product: brands recycling for fashion
Would you wear rubbish? To save our planet, we may have to start. We all know the modern mantra “reduce, re-use and recycle”, but the world’s war on waste is still far from over.
High-Fashion Photographer Michel Comte Gave Everything Up to Save the Planet | Architectural Digest
Years after turning his back on fame and fortune, Swiss-born Michel Comte is finally getting recognized for his ultimate mission
Gifts to save the planet
Gifts that help the planet (and the people in it) don't have to be boring. Here are some snazzier ideas for the do-gooder in your life.
The Daily Grind of Recycling
Warm feelings about saving the planet have given way to the drudgery of sorting and rinsing and nagging from the government.
The Surprising Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Houseplants
Here's why you should add some greenery to your home.
One of Europe’s Biggest Polluters Is Turning Toward Wind Power
After decades of prompting coal as the guarantor of national energy security, Europe’s fourth-biggest greenhouse-gas polluter is shifting to embrace wind power.
The world's first subsidy-free offshore wind farm is being built in the Netherlands
The world's first unsubsidized offshore wind farms are currently under construction in the Netherlands, a country moving to rapidly increase its renewable energy capacity.
Urban Heat: Can White Roofs Help Cool World's Warming Cities?
It has long been known that installing white roofs helps reduce heat buildup in cities. But new research indicates that making surfaces more light-reflecting can have a significant impact on lowering extreme temperatures – not just in cities, but in rural areas as well.
Latvian Company 'Aerones' Uses Drones to Clean Wind Turbines
Cleaning giant wind turbines can cost time, money, and put people's lives at risk. This new drone system aims to alleviate the task.
Stop whining that your plastic straws are disappearing. Be glad they're not ending up in oceans.
Don't tell us that plastic straws are just "more fun."
This Gorgeous Classroom Was Assembled In 4 Hours For Just $200K
Assembled in just a day, these structures are an example of sustainability and good design.
The World’s Most Unlikely Place Is Going Green
The infamous nuclear wasteland is now home to a clean energy experiment.
Green buildings will have to go beyond conserving energy
Svart Hotel will produce more energy than it consumes. Is meeting the Powerhouse Standard enough?