Want more rappers? Make more parks.
Can appealing to patriotism get more conservatives recycling? Perhaps... there's evidence it's worked before.
Grist's green-living pioneer, the Greenie Pig, tries raising herbs from seed, and promptly goes gaga over her cute little sprouts.
The country's leading financial newspaper jumps to the defense of the "demonized chemical compound" CO2.
The smart people at 'Nature' tell us that GMOs will save us, despite their shortcomings. But we've heard all this before.
Ever wondered what kinds of beer are most environmentally sound? Our ethical guide will influence how you get under the influence.
Today, we are all unwitting subjects in the largest set of drug trials ever.
Today's young adults, facing huge challenges and dwindling opportunities, choose the medium chill by necessity -- and show us all a better way to live.
The concept of the flying robot has rarely had positive connotations. Usually the very mention of the words “flying robot” or “drone” leads to talk about government intrusion or terrifying, secret high-tech warfare. Rarely does it conjure images of benign uses (or even mechanical best friends). read more
Meet Alvin Sputnik, one of the few surviving humans in a world that's well beyond any scientific predictions for sea level rise. Equipped with a special diving suit, Alvin, a creation of Australian puppeteer Tim Watts, explores the depths, encounters whales, searches for missing loved one, and learns to find happiness in a post-climate-change world. Show More Summary
An abandoned open-pit mine in Canada is being proposed to be made useful once more as a pumped storage facility. The Northland Power Marmora Pumped Storage facility offers the possibility of turning a blighted, destroyed piece of land...Show More Summary
Today, NASA released onto the WWW what is sure to be one of its most popular videos of all time…Three years worth of time-lapsed video of our sun capture by the Solar Dynamic Observatory (SDO)… How it was made and what to look for… Every...Show More Summary
The windy city has two major new parks in the works -- one for people, the other for the birds.
While enduring an epic flight delay at a City airport yesterday, I read a short commentary by the Pulitzer-prize winning author Anna Quindlen about the benefits of backup power generators. In the commentary, which appeared in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal, Quindlen described the trials and tribulations she had endured at her home in remote after [...]
Three weeks into her month-long experiment in veganism, Grist's green-living pioneer, the Greenie Pig, makes a foray into the world of faux meats.
We all know what Bad Fast Food looks like. Millions of Americans eat the stuff. But can there be such a thing as "Good Fast Food"?
This will surprise and shock you: It is sometimes hard to stay positive and be an environmentalist.
They may seem like they've been dropped in from another planet, but supporters say velodromes give inner city kids a healthy pastime while helping build a vibrant urban cycling culture.
Last year's March heat wave and this year's endless freeze could be signs, climate scientists say, of a stark new reality: longer, and more unpredictable, winters and summers.
When the town of Greensburg, Kan., was nearly wiped off the map by a giant tornado, local residents decided to rebuild a town that would endure.