The Food Chain Workers Alliance has a goal of nothing less than full rights and fair wages for the 20 million workers who grow, harvest, process, pack, ship, cook, serve, and sell food in the US.
Reclaimed wood is one of the hottest eco-friendly trends to come out of the interior design world. With products like reclaimed wood flooring and veneer paneling, the options and uses available with this type of lumber are limited only by your imagination. Show More Summary
Whatever oil and gas true believers want to think, the world is doing this solar power thing.
All that Greek yogurt you're eating is creating a toxic byproduct: gallons upon gallons upon gallons of acid whey.
The reality of vertical farming could be a little bit weirder and a little bit less natural-looking than we usually imagine.
Technically all the animals will be in kennels, but I'm going to cling to my fantasy of being whisked through the countryside in a pile of cats and dogs.
This exhibit at MoMA consists of glacier chunks, flown from Iceland, sitting in an artificially cooled room. Maybe not the most environmentally friendly statement.
The all-solar plane has already made it from the Bay Area to Phoenix. Check out pictures from the first leg of Solar Impulse's historic trip across America.
Did you know that the electrical outlet you use to charge your smartphone is virtually identical to the one Frank Sinatra’s parents used to power their living room lamp? read more
Solar Impulse has the wingspan of Boeing 747 but weighs only as much as a Subaru Outback. It shows that environmentalism is anything but boring.
They say the way to a young person's heart is through his stomach, but this one might be a bit of a stretch.
Last week in Washington, DC, leading climate scientist Michael Mann of the University of Pennsylvania sat down with Climate Desk Live to talk about the significance of an planetary milestone—we've reached 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Show More Summary
Scientists studied really old DNA to figure out what caused the famine in the 1840s. They still don't quite know, but they think the mold is now extinct. Phew.
The Oklahoma senator opposed the Sandy aid bill, but says taxpayer assistance for tornado victims is a wholly worthy expenditure.
Below is a must-watch Bill Maher clip. So many great points and jokes are included in it, but the grand finale is on the topic of global warming denial, the biggest scandal of the last century. Depending on how far it goes, it couldShow More Summary
A big marketing campaign aims to convince Americans that Canada is a critical source of eco-friendly oil and that Keystone XL is a great idea.
Following closely on the heels of Ann’s argument concerning the flaws of the Keystone XL DEIS came a NYT story from John Broder with an interesting suggestion: if the administration approves the pipeline, then it should do something else in order to advance the battle against climate change: [C]ould some kind of deal be in […]
The Dance of the Planets will be occurring from, roughly, May 24 – May 30. The “dance of the planets” is the name used for the event where Jupiter, Venus, and Mercury, all appear to be right next o each other in the evening sky, and over a period of time appear to rotate and change positions with each other. Show More Summary
The atmosphere never gets a moment’s privacy. It can barely stir enough to move a leaf without some piece of high-tech equipment—often many, many pieces—knowing about it. The U.S. alone has up to 30 satellites at any one moment thatShow More Summary
India has released a statement rejecting captive dolphin shows due to damage dolphins sustain when kept in confined spaces. ‘Confinement in captivity can seriously compromise the welfare and survival of all types of cetaceans by altering their behaviour and causing extreme distress,” said B.S. Show More Summary