Wind and solar power are saving Americans an astounding amount of money.

Wind and solar power are subsidized by just about every major country in the world, either directly or indirectly through tax breaks, mandates, and...

Greening your summer vacation.

May 29, 2017The GetawayBy ELAINE GLUSACThe United Nations has proclaimed 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development with a goal of promoting...

Four radical plans to save civilization from climate change.

Smug eco-warriors may think they’re curbing global warming with their vegan diets, charged-up Teslas, and rooftop solar panels. But according to Peter Wadhams, head...

Move over Tesla, Europe's building its own battery gigafactories.

Battery-making gigafactories are about to arrive in Europe, challenging a lead Tesla Inc. is building at a plant in Nevada and opening the way...

To create a carbon-neutral restaurant, first you have to measure the footprint.

The problem is that’s tough to measure. Plus, it’s woefully incomplete: Pretty much anything caught, grown, or raised requires ingredients to become ingredients, which...

Saudis seek bids for first utility-scale plant for wind power.

Saudi Arabia,  the world’s biggest exporter of crude oil, moved a step closer toward the construction of its first utility-scale wind-power project. The energy ministry asked potential...

Could CO2 make the Amazon more resilient?

Levels of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere are rising rapidly as we burn fossil fuels. We know the danger that poses in terms...

De Blasio vows to cut emissions in New York’s larger buildings.

By WILLIAM NEUMANSeptember 14, 2017Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said that he wants to force landlords to retrofit old buildings — including apartment houses, office...

Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here is what you can really do to save...

As a sustainable lifestyle blogger, my job is to make conscious consumerism look good. Over the course of four years Instagramming eco-friendly outfits, testing...

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A lesson on warming, from an icy river.

By THE EDITORIAL BOARDApril 20, 2017In the wilds of the Canadian Yukon, nature has provided fresh evidence of the destructive power of humans, and a stark warning...

Why big animals can't take a little rain.

Melting from glaciers and permafrost was not kind to the large animals of the last Ice Age. The persistent moisture turned grasslands into peatlands and...