The U.S. now leads the world in wind energy production, with incredible resources left to tap over land and sea. And a growing wind industry brings with it high-paying jobs, improved national security and a major reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
Greg Wetstone, the senior director for government and public affairs at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), talks about the need for incentives and a smarter grid.
Spreading out wind power over small and midsized projects can bring a more stable energy supply and act as a launchpad for bigger applications.
A memoir by David Helvarg of the ocean, family, love, diving and disappearance.
Our new President brings a considered and comprehensive energy plan to the table.
Guitar makers join forces to help protect the world’s forests.
A Los Angeles art gallery that’s equal parts environmental photography and philanthropy.
Experience the country comforts of an independent working farm in Pennsylvania.
New Orleans is working towards a less-messy Mardi Gras.
Microfinance — offering loans, savings accounts and other basic financial services to the poor — gives investors the opportunity to make a difference, one small loan at a time.
Element Four’s WaterMill converts air into potable water.
While politicians argue over drilling in the Arctic and along the coasts, an “underground” energy movement—geothermal—is quietly taking shape.
Invasive species specialist Jennifer Forman Orth, Ph.D., talks about problem plants.
Reconsider all those electronic sources of night light, for health’s sake.
Can a historic black neighborhood be preserved within a sea of industry?
A smarter grid is essential to true conservation, and some forward-thinking energy companies are rewiring the way to this future.
Plymouth Rocks the Movie Industry A Mega Green Movie Studio in Massachusetts Aims to Be "Hollywood East"
Massachusetts will soon be able to boast the world’s first entirely green movie studio.
Derelict and wildlife-endangering fishing nets are being turned into energy.
Decoding the labels on your eco cup o’ Joe.
The windy city is staking its claim as the greenest city in the U.S.
This tropical source of saturated fat is surprisingly healthy. Here’s how to use it…