Putting in window treatments, tuning fans to suck hot air out and other tips can help keep your home cool this summer even without air conditioning.
To save water while waiting for hot water, you can cluster the tasks that require hot water so it doesn’t have to send a new batch every time. Even better, insulate your home’s water pipes or switch over to a tankless system.
Preventative maintenance and an occasional all-natural vinegar and water flush may be enough to keep your drains running free without the help of chemical clog removers.
Dear EarthTalk: Summer is near and I am planning a big road trip. Do you have any tips for boosting my car’s fuel efficiency on long, hot drives? —Esther McCoy, Burlington, VT Ah, the summer road trip, that classic American experience. But long drives through steamy weather can burn through a lot of gas and cause […]
More wildfire is no doubt the result of global warming, which is causing warmer and drier conditions across already arid landscapes across the American West and elsewhere.
Once touted as the future of green home heating, whole-house radiant heat is now largely considered a luxury item or upgrade…
In Sweat We Trust: Hot Bikram Yoga Surges Across U.S. Bikram Devotees (And Their Green Commitments) Are Growing
Bikram Choudhury hails from Calcutta, India, and replicated its tropical climate when he moved to the U.S. in “Bikram’s torture chamber,” the heated studio.
A solar hot water heater could save you money on utility bills and also help mitigate the effects of runaway climate change.
Could hormone mimics, synthetic chemicals that trick the body into thinking they are natural hormones, be behind the recent increase in hot flash rates?