If you donate enough money, you can help save a shark AND be in the movie!
The White House is sent a fresh pitch for a push to restore monarch butterfly habitat and food on public and private lands.
Renewable energy = high upfront costs… right? Yes, if you’re paying someone else to put your system together for you. Now, that seems like kind of a no-brainer for most of us: I certainly don’t feel like I know enough to build my own solar panel array or wind turbine. Show More Summary
A Sierra Club report looks at what would happen if the U.S. burned through its biggest oil, gas, and coal reserves -- and it ain't pretty.
Your kids (or you -- no judgment) get to play with one set at a time, ship it back for free, and then eagerly await the next set in your queue.
After breathing hella-polluted air, Utah residents were significantly more likely to off themselves. Cheery, isn't it?
The city isn't as centralized as it used to be, which forces people into their cars. This expanded transit system could fix all that.
Since 2007, women haven’t been popping out as many babies. But they’ve been enjoying the company of something ELSE cute and full of crap: small dogs.
Linebacker Will Witherspoon is spreading the message of happy, healthy cows to athletes and congressmembers alike.
Many people who have studied the issue tell me that the Keystone XL issue is mostly symbolic, because the Alberta oil sands are going to be used one way or another. But I’m having some second thoughts because of arguments made (here) by Berkeley economist Max Aufhammer. He’s a pretty hard-headed analyst, not given to […]
A reader thinks he's found the perfect suds for outdoor scrubbing. Umbra says bubbles belong in the bath.
What do the NBA, Mark Ruffalo, Al Gore, and Guns and Roses have in common? They’ve all signed on to #climate, a new app that connects influencers to climate causes.
The U.N. climate panel's reports contain a lot of information, but can anyone stand to read them?
We can't stop climate change -- it's already here! -- but we can prevent the worst of it, says the latest IPCC report. Unfortunately, that will be hella difficult.
Here’s a rather nauseating, if not scary, tidbit about an artificial sweetener beloved to humankind. And also to Monsanto. Aspartame. The second most used artificial sweetener in the world, next to saccharine. Every time you pour those...Show More Summary
Wrangling over wording of the summary of the latest U.N. climate report foreshadows worse to come in treaty talks.
First there was the Diva Cup. Then came the sea pearl. So what’s next for sustainable menstrual solutions? Jellyfish!
On April 1, the U.S. Department of Justice indicted California’s largest investor-owned utility, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, for criminal violations of federal pipeline safety regulations. The indictment alleges that safety violations between 2003 and 2010 set the stage for the devastating natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno three and half years ago. The [...]
I propose a shift in goals from numbers to traits that can help us shape a "good" Anthropocene.
A new, grid-tied offshore wave energy project called CETO is being readied off the west coast of Australia, near Perth. Carnegie Wave Energy is installing what is called the "first operating wave energy array scheme in the world." The installation will consist of three submerged buoys 11 meters (36 feet) in diameter, which will be anchored offshore. Show More Summary