Three years after the devastating wine country firestorms, it’s amazing to watch our planet’s regeneration without our interference.
Pruitt Announces Plans to Overturn Obama-Era Vehicle Emissions Standards Could Set Back U.S. Emissions Reductions By Decades
Trump plans to reduce vehicle emissions standards for new cars & trucks, setting back emissions reduction efforts by decades.
Showers typically use less water than baths, but only if the bather doesn’t linger under the spray for too long and if he has a newer model — that is, more efficient — shower head.
Sustainable Solutions to Silicon Valley’s Housing Bubble Building in Overlooked Spaces Is Key to Solving Nation's Craziest Real Estate Market
Building on landfills? Rehabbing Old Buildings? Planning for Greater Density? These are among the sustainable solutions some planners would like to see put in place to solve the housing crisis in Northern California…
Good indoor air quality is key to a good night’s sleep and overall healthy living, so do what you can reduce off-gassing furniture and paint and get your HVAC vents cleaned…
Water Conservation at Home and in the Community Conserving Dwindling Supplies of Fresh Water Is Our Only Hope of Survival
Water conservation is something we all need to think about in our everyday lives if we want to save some drinking water for the future…
California ain’t just sunshine and palm trees: overcrowding, pollution & climate change is creating a serious health & environmental crisis there.
There’s never been a better time to go solar, given how much prices have come down while efficiency in converting sunlight to electricity has risen…
Can solar desalination help an increasingly thirsty world? Using the sun to cure Central Valley water woes
Dear EarthTalk: What exactly is solar desalination and how can it help an increasingly thirsty world? —Maryann Dell’Amore, Howard, MN Solar desalination is a technique used to remove salt from water via a specially designed still that uses solar energy to boil seawater and capture […]
Is California’s drought the result of too much meddling by enviros? Carly Fiorina and other conservatives think so
Dear EarthTalk: Is California’s epic drought really the result of too much meddling by environmentalists like some conservatives have suggested? —Betsy Martin, Butte, MT While no one questions that California is in the midst of one of the worst droughts in recent history, the […]