Elizabeth Donoghue

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I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

Fracking is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, says new study

Shale gas ranks among the least sustainable sources of electricity, according to research from a team of Manchester scientists.<p>Hydraulic fracturing, …

Oil & Gas Industry

Nearly all new US electricity capacity was renewable in 2017

Renewable energy played an important role in the US last year... although you might not want to cheer too loudly. Data from both the Rhodium Group and the Energy Information Administration shows that solar and wind power represented 94.7 percent of the net new electricity capacity (15.8GW out of …

Fossil Fuels

The slow-growing trend towards plastic bans

Over the past 12 months alone, different countries across the world have taken it upon themselves to restrict the sale, use and manufacture of …

Pollution

As Harvey Death Toll Rises, Kellyanne Conway Refused to Talk About Climate Change

One of President Trump’s most vocal surrogates berated a reporter for asking about climate change.<p>On Wedesday night, CNN’s Chris Cuomo asked …

Donald Trump

Meditation, yoga, and tai chi can reverse damaging effects of stress, new study suggests

Gentle exercise like tai chi can reduce the risk of inflammation-related diseases like cancer and accelerated aging. (credit: iStock)<p>Mind-body …

Listen to these podcasts if you want to keep up the fight against climate change.

American history is built on two things: fighting for what’s important, and lying around consuming various forms of entertainment. We were inspired …

How America can declare independence from dirty energy

What’s it going to take to win American independence from dirty energy?<p>The Fourth of July seems like a good time to ask — especially as we celebrate …

Bad news for climate contrarians – 'the best data we have' just got hotter

The favorite satellite data of contrarians like Ted Cruz corrected for some errors and ended up hotter<p>A new paper just published in the Journal of Climate is a stunning setback for the darling of cherry-picking for contrarian scientists and elected officials. Let’s walk though this so we appreciate …

Climate Change

The rules of brainstorming, according to top design firm IDEO

I work at home, alone for the most part, which means I rarely have the opportunity to be involved in a good brainstorming session. That's a shame …

Design

Why Bad Ideas Are The Key To Being More Creative | Inc.com

Growing up, we're all taught to follow the rules. Wait your turn in line. Fill in the bubble of the right answer. Eat your dessert last. Tie your shoes and tuck your shirt in. Don't ask stupid questions. We're rewarded for caution and deliberation, punished for coloring outside the lines.<p>Over time, …

Creativity

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

Americas10 hours agoTrump’s new nuclear doctrine just rhetoric Terrorism19 hours agoTalking to Abu Qatada about Donald Trump’s Presidency and the …

If cities really want to fight climate change, they have to fight cars

<i>This story was originally published by Slate and is reproduced here as part of theClimate Desk collaboration.</i><p>On June 1, the U.S. Climate Mayors — a …

Urban Design

Wind, solar produce 10 percent of US electricity for first time

Wind and solar produced 10 percent of the electricity generated in the United States for the first time in March, federal energy officials said …

Renewable Energy

15 Vegan Salad Recipes to Serve When It’s Too Hot to Cook

We all have our ways of combating the summer heat. For some, lemonade (boozy or not) offers the only answer. And who can say no to an icy granita to keep the sweat at bay? But at lunch or dinner time, a refreshing salad that requires little to no cooking is the way to go. These 15 vegan salad …

Healthy Eating

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

If You Think Fighting Climate Change Will Be Expensive, Calculate the Cost of Letting It Happen

With the Trump Administration’s surprising U-turn on the COP21 Paris Agreement, the U.S. finds itself with some strange bedfellows, joining Nicaragua and Syria in abstaining from this important treaty. The White House’s argument for leaving the treaty is based on economic nationalism: President …

War

10 Slimming (Yet Totally Satisfying) Recipes For Swimsuit Season

Warm weather is upon us and, like it or not, swimsuit season is here. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up good eating. Summer meals can be lighter and less caloric, but still delicious. From soups to salads to entrees, all of these recipes are light, full of flavor, and totally satisfying.<p>1. …

Healthy Eating

Stop trying to ‘be original’ and strive to be prolific instead

So what are we learning from all this? Mainly, that that creative geniuses aren’t born creative geniuses.<p>Of course, there’s a role for natural talent but the very process of writing, painting, inventing and sculpting – <i>and doing so in volume</i> – helps you become better and more original in your …

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail | Inc.com

,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with just a fraction of the research budget of other tech giants.<p>Yet …

Innovation

14 Most-Pinned High-Protein Recipes on Pinterest

If you're looking for some exciting, new, high-protein recipes, Pinterest has you covered. In addition to housing many healthy breakfast, lunch, …

Healthy Eating

Gas Not The Answer: Where Is BP's Plan B?

California electricity production in 2017 from renewable power has grown substantially and gas contribution has fallen significantly.<p>The transition …

PEI Business Women's Association micro-grant applications now open

‘These are things that have a significant impact way beyond the cost of a $500 investment’<p>The PEI Business Women's Association is now accepting …

Canada

Scientists explain what will happen if Donald Trump pulls out of Paris climate change agreement

Earth is likely to hit more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the US pulls back from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists …

Climate Change
Fossil Fuels

The 4 Books You Should Read This Spring

<i>Cork Dork,</i> by Bianca Bosker<p>Journalist, wine rube, and obsessive personality Bianca Bosker embarks on a madcap 18-month journey into the booze-soaked …

Sheryl Sandberg

The Role of Gender in Entrepreneurship Today (Infographic)

As much as people hate to admit it, gender still plays a major role in business ownership.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As much as we work towards alleviating it, today’s gender gap -- especially when it comes to entrepreneurship -- is continuing to grow.<p>In a survey …

Entrepreneurship
Environmentalism

Governors push back against Trump's plan to cut funding to fight climate change

SEATTLE - Climate change took center stage in downtown Seattle Saturday as the Governors of Washington and Oregon pushed back against President …

How often you should clean out all of your closets — and the right way to do it

Today I opened the linen closet and out rolled a neck brace and a bag of cough drops. Yesterday, a box of Cheerios tumbled out of the pantry while I was fetching some fettucine. If you’re like me, no matter how hard we try to control clutter, closets seem to become the junk drawers of the house. …

Personal Organizing