Google has several sustainability initiatives underway, but environmentalists wonder if the company is doing enough…
Tire particles & other non-exhaust emissions constitute the majority of fine particulate emissions as a result of auto travel on U.S. roads.
Doctors & health experts worry about an increasing malaria risk now that mosquitoes are evolving immunity against common insecticides.
We sure do love our solar panels, but in 10-20 years a lot of them will be heading for landfills if we don’t figure out how to recycle them.
The Endangered Species Act has saved hundreds of species from extinction in its 50 years of existence so far…
Increased consumer demand, competition among carmakers and financial incentives mean electric vehicles are more affordable than ever.
Several apps are now available for Android and iPhone that can help you identify what plants and animals are around you.
Only time will tell if a 2019 agreement signed by 170 countries to “significantly reduce” their use of plastic by 2030 will hold water…
While the Supreme Court has not been consistent on environmental rulings over the years, lately it has skewed conservative.
The environmental consequences of global human population numbers cresting four decades from now are anybody’s guess.
Some plants are better than others when it comes to filtering pollutants out of your indoor air, so choose carefully…
After pressure from advertisers. Google pledged to halt the display of ads that promoted climate disinformation. But is that enough?
EPA recently proposed the creation of a green bank to help leverage the power of traditional financial markets in solving the climate crisis.
Have recent advances in air quality monitoring and the widespread sharing of the results materially reduced air pollution?
Limited battery storage capacity remains a bottleneck to the widespread application of solar and wind power.
Coyotes are becoming more & more common in urban & suburban areas across the U.S. and there’s not much we can do about it…
Joe Biden hopes to go down as the greenest president in U.S. history, and he may well achieve that distinction if his plans pay off.
Since the dawn of the Industrial Age, global sea turtle populations have decreased by 2/3, with only 6.5 million sea turtles left today.
California’s recent push to require all new cars sold there in 2035 to be EVs may sound the death knell for gas-powered vehicles in the U.S.
Manufactured homes can be greener than traditional houses if they are designed and built that way — but this may be the exception.
Malaria has reemerged as a serious public health threat in Latin America, but will more Americans get infected?
A range of federal & state programs can help defray the costs of upgrading the energy efficiency of your home.
Some new technologies hope to make the increasingly necessary “luxury” of air conditioning less of a planetary burden.
More sustainable food packaging is coming our way as manufacturers respond to increased consumer demand for less wasteful lifestyles.
Count Us In is a global movement committed to getting individuals to take reasonable steps to lower their carbon footprints.
Anything less than 3 inches in diameter is too small for most recycling processors to deal with; better sorting benefits everyone.
We have already lost upwards of a third of the topsoil that once blanketed the fertile American Midwest, and we’re losing more all the time.
Carbon capture & storage was once viewed as a game changer in efforts to stave off climate change, but is it too little too late now?
Making energy efficiency upgrades to your home now will lower monthly bills moving forward & increase resale value when it’s time to sell.
The debate rages on among environmentalists and others about whether macrogrids or microgrids are a better bet in a climate-compromised world.
Koalas are on the ropes across Australia thanks to last year’s Black Summer and ongoing threats to their habitat….
Almost two-thirds of all turtle species known to science are either endangered or recently extinct, and other reptiles aren’t faring better.
Oil companies have made big strides when it comes to embracing clean energy, but they’re still holding up the transition to a greener future.
Strangely enough, climate change does produce jobs and boost the economy as we struggle to make ourselves more resilient to its ravages.
Emperor penguins in Antarctica have been declining for two decades as climate change melts the sea ice they depend on for survival.
Flour-additive potassium bromate can enhance the quality and appearance of baked goods, but is it worth getting cancer over?
Your pet’s poo and pee might be polluting the local environment more than what’s coming out of tailpipes and smokestacks.
Can the U.S. come back from its position as a laggard on production of electric vehicles as Chinese and European automakers blaze ahead?
What do outdated federal housing mandates from the 1930s known as redlining have to do with environmental justice today?
Tree seed shortages compounded by decades of drought and recent extreme wildfire seasons mean the future of our forests could be in jeopardy.
Lithium, a central element in batteries nowadays, is key to powering every aspect of our life — but is it killing the earth?
Trains and planes of the future are likely to be much greener than the ones we can take today.
A few pioneering companies are harnessing the power of the wind to reduce the carbon footprints of their cargo shipping operations.
What are the most recent projections about sea level rise around the world as a result of climate change? Can we still turn back the tide?
China is giving the world mixed signals about its commitment to reducing carbon emissions and meeting its Paris accord promises.
Climate change is a known contributor to changes in the lifecycles & even biological processes of plants & it’s making our allergies worse!
As the Russian military continues its invasion on Ukraine, environmentalists worry about the toll on the environment.
Newer technology that has farmers and ranchers capturing methane from their livestock waste is better for the planet than not having it…
Waste from disposable personal protective gear is piling up. What can be done about making and using more sustainable forms of PPE?
Gravity energy storage could replace batteries as a way to hold onto energy & dole it out as needed to supplement intermittent renewables.