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Renewable Energy Is Now Unstoppable

Wind and solar energy are the lowest cost options in most of the U.S., and that'll make it very hard to stop the renewable energy freight train from …

Gardens in the sky: The rise of eco urban architecture - CNN Style

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Architecture

7 Ways to Be Remarkably Happy, Backed by Science | Inc.com

Yet relatively few of us are, especially people in their early 40s. (I’m no psychologist, but that’s probably about when many of us start thinking, “Wait… is <i>this</i> all there is?”)<p>If you want to be happier, there’s good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your happiness, your …

Happiness

Millions of 'Shade Balls' to Prevent Evaporation in California Reservoirs

Los Angeles officials have come up with a surprisingly low-tech way to fight the region's water crisis: millions of floating plastic balls.<p>As part of …

The Clutter of Information Overload

A blog follower wrote, "I find and file so much information in my head. I see a link... and wow... that leads to more INFORMATION! It is the FEAR of missing out on something... so we keep searching (and the Internet provides us with endless loops to follow). It's an issue for me. I need your help …

Minimalism

AP FACT CHECK: Ted Cruz at odds with climate change science

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — Ted Cruz is decidedly at odds with the scientific consensus that Earth is warming because of human activity.<p>A look at some of the Republican presidential contender's claims on the subject in New Hampshire this week and how they compare with the facts:<p>CRUZ: "The satellites …

Climate Change

COP21: Paris climate deal is 'best chance to save planet'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1213000/1213766_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524305737_5a2d4bb2bf81f97a7df4e60347ff1bdf<p><b>The climate deal reached in Paris is "the best chance we have to save the one planet we have", US President Barack Obama has said.</b><p>He said it could be …

Climate

Here Is Your Thanksgiving Recovery Plan

Here are 7 tips for keeping the Thanksgiving meal from adding unwanted pounds.

The New UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Fresh Water

For 15 years, the world community has worked to achieve a comprehensive set of goals and targets called the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) - launched in 2000 to tackle poverty, economic and environment inequity, and strategies for effective development. The MDGs concluded this year, and a new …

Sustainability

Humans have already used up 2015's supply of Earth's resources – analysis

Earth ‘overshoot day’ – the day each year when our demands on the planet outstrip its ability to regenerate – comes six days earlier than 2014, with world’s population currently consuming the equivalent of 1.6 planets a year<p>Humans have exhausted a year’s supply of natural resources in less than …

Fossil Fuels

Green roofs and 'agritecture' have potential to transform food supply in cities

Rooftop gardens have become an increasingly common feature in North American cities, as urban planners extol the benefits of more greenery in the …

Urban Agriculture

INDEX: The shower of the future recycles its own water and heat

<i>TreeHugger is covering the INDEX awards, celebrating the idea of "Design to Improve Life". This post covers one of the 46 finalists chosen from 1,123</i> …

Living Rooms

4 Reasons Business Should Get Involved in the Global Development Goals

Something major recently happened at the United Nations that matters to all of us: Countries around the world agreed on the document to be adopted in September on the global development goals and noted the need for partnership on the first page of text, calling for "the participation of all …

Globalization

Can the Earth feed 11 billion people? Four reasons to fear a Malthusian future

Humanity is on course for a population greater than 11 billion by the end of this century, according to the latest analysis from the UN’s population …

Farming

Confusion plagues EPA response to toxic Colorado mining spill it caused

Communities in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona along the Animas and San Juan rivers struggle to make sense of mixed messages and a lack of communication from the federal agency<p>Six days after a burst plug shot 3m gallons of toxic mining waste from Gold King Mine into Colorado’s Animas River, …

Pollution