The Book That Changed The World Looking Back 50 Years to Publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
Silent Spring is 50 years old & despite the environmental protections ushered in by Rachel Carson’s call to arms, reminds us how far we have to go…
Germany’s Renewable Energy Gamble Germany is giving up on nuclear and embracing renewable energy with a vengeance. Will the experiment work?
Energiewende is a German word en route to joining the English language, like angst and sauerkraut did long ago. It means “energy transition,” and refers to Germany’s historic plans to shift to a green economy based solely on renewable energies. The German designation will come in handy, since Germany’s trailblazing energy policies and lofty ambitions […]
Clocking Fewer Miles Car Buying Is Down and We’re Driving Less. Has the Love Affair with the Car Come to an End?
Car Buying Is Down and We’re Driving Less. Has the Love Affair with the Car Come to an End?
Climate Politics: Heatwaves, Droughts and Glacier Melts Make Global Warming Difficult to Deny, But There Are Still Plenty of Climate Deniers Out There…
Who Ya Gonna Call? The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund The Anti-Fracking Movement in Small-Town America
The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund works with communities across the continent to ban or at least slow down fracking in everybody’s back yard…
Tidal energy can potentially provide 15% of our nation’s electricity by 2030. That could spell opportunity for coastal communities across the country.
Solar Cooking Helps Struggling Communities Fighting Deforestation, Global Warming and Disease with Solar Cookstoves
Solar Household Energy is a nonprofit spearheading a global effort to fight deforestation, global warming & respiratory disease through solar cooking…
A review of Power From the People: How to Organize, Finance, and Launch Local Energy Projects by Greg Pahl
Electrified Highway: An EV-Charging Network Across the United States Is Underway, So Get Ready to Dive Into Driving An Electric Vehicle….
The non-profit Wholesome Wave integrates farmers with an unlikely demographic: those receiving federal support from food stamps.
Award-winning actress Jane Alexander has teamed up with leading non-profits like Audubon to raise awareness about the plight of America’s birds…
By The Numbers: Rio Commitments Nonprofits, Businesses and Governments Pledge Half a Trillion Dollars Toward a Sustainable Future
Nonprofits, Businesses and Governments Pledge Half a Trillion Dollars Toward a Sustainable Future at the Rio+20 Conference…
In Ethical Chic: The Inside Story of the Companies We Think We Love, Fran Hawthorne investigates whether six businesses can back up environmental claims…
Camping with Kids: A How-to Guide A review of The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids by Helen Olsson
Yes We Camp: A review of The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids by Helen Olsson
Fall Favorites Green Halloween Treats, Upcycled iPad Covers, Snazzy Lunch Totes, Better Bath Toys and a New Pair of Shades
Green Halloween Treats, Upcycled iPad Covers, Snazzy Lunch Totes, Better Bath Toys and a New Pair of Shades
Shine On: Ditch the Harsh and Toxic Household Chemicals and Make Your Own Natural Cleaners
If you’re on the hunt for a job, and want to indulge your green leanings, too, there are online green job sites that can get you on the right path….
Sunny and tropical Aruba’s parks, reefs and wind turbines are a sight to behold whether or not you’re an environmentalist….
Is it possible to achieve perfect dietary balance? Proponents of the macrobiotic diet say they have found the healthy Holy Grail, but for many the long list of restrictions are a turnoff.
New greener sneakers are all the rage these days among athletes, many of whom go through two new pairs of athletic shoes every year….
E’s Green Home Picks: Chase Off the Chill A Clever Composter, an Electric Leaf Blower and a Cozy Organic Blanket
Green home picks to chase off the chill: A Clever Composter, an Electric Leaf Blower and a Cozy Organic Blanket
Grow Fresh Veggies all Winter with a Cold Frame
A new study finds that removing BPA and DEHP from food packaging would substantially reduce exposures for adults and children. Go figure…