Sustainability

No Shampoo Update: 1 month of water-only washing

<b>I'm brushing, massaging, and rinsing my hair regularly, but am not yet sure how I feel about this radical new beauty trend.</b><p>It’s been 30 days since I …

Hair Care

Pros and Cons of Investing in Energy-Efficient Buildings

What are the pros and cons of investing in energy-efficient buildings? With the popularity of going green, green investing is a serious option. Both …

Green Buildings

After sightings, the search is on for extinct thylacine

<b>The last of these dog-like animals, also known as Tasmanian tigers, was thought to have died in 1936. But might they still be lurking elusively in</b> …

Nature

Meet the fixer: This innovator is stitching together a clothing movement.

When Rebecca Burgess was working in villages across Asia, she saw the impacts of the clothing industry firsthand: waste, pollution, widespread health …

Environmentalism

Solar Energy’s Dividend King Comes Through Again

Another dividend increase from 8point3 Energy Partners sends shares higher.<p>When <b>8point3 Energy Partners</b> (NASDAQ:CAFD) launched in 2015, it was built …

Sustainable Business

Sustainable Development Is Critical for Climate Action

Climate activist are often frustrated by the slow pace of national and global actions on climate change. Recognizing the urgent need for action …

Climate Change

10 million dollar insect collection donation demonstrates a legacy of love (video)

Ten million dollars worth of bugs.<p>If you find the concept hard to imagine, you should take a look at the lifetime achievement of two industrious …

Environment

A new report by ING and Deltares explores the circular potential in six regions: Northern India, California, Ghana, United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh and the Netherlands. It finds that, while the circular economy is not able to fully eliminate water shortages, it has the potential to save 400 billion m3 of water yearly, which is equivalent to 11% of global water demand and almost the entire water consumption in the US.

Global fresh water demand is expected to grow by 2% yearly in the next decades. Based on the assumption that water supply will remain relatively …

Water

Newfoundland’s northern cod making a comeback 25 years after commercial fishing ban

After a federal report says cod stocks off eastern Newfoundland and Labrador continue to grow, the union representing fishermen are anxious to expand …

Sustainable Seafood

Global survey: 40% of drivers would consider an electric car

I often play a little game as I am driving my kids to school in my used Nissan Leaf: How many plug-in vehicles can I spot on the road? This morning, …

Electric Vehicles

Is the school bus really preventing your teen from getting enough sleep?

<b>Parents are divided on the topic of school start times. Some want kids to sleep in. Others want to get moving early.</b><p>When I was in my senior year of …

Environment

Where is Zika most likely to occur in the US?

<b>In the hope of enhancing prevention methods, researchers have predicted potential Zika hot spots in the continental United States.</b><p>The Zika epidemic …

Viruses

Solving global dietary problems is a bigger challenge than climate change, scientist says

<b>The director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre says it's a huge problem that meat is so "culturally embedded in Western societies."</b><p>Not many things …

Climate Change

SMART Electric Drive: The tiny cult classic goes all electric

When the teeny tiny Smart Car first started appearing on our roads, many reviewers were less than impressed—especially regarding its poorer than …

Electric Vehicles

These precious 'traveling landscapes' live in vintage suitcases

The escape into wilderness is a long-established theme that emerges time and time again in books and films about coming-of-age stories, or the …

Environment

Growing Tomatoes: A Collection of Expert Advice - Organic Gardening

Most gardeners put growing tomatoes at the very top of their gardening must-do lists thanks to the incomparable flavors of this easy-to-grow crop. …

Gardening

Green design & innovation for a better world

Breaking News<b>Critics outraged by UK plan to build 1.8 mile tunnel under Stonehenge</b><p>Interviews<b>INTERVIEW: Dorothy Neagle of the Good Food Jobs</b> …

Green Buildings

Trump wants to cut programs that help buildings save energy. This new study says they work.

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>A preliminary budget proposed by the Trump administration has targeted federal environmental programs left and right for elimination — and counted on the hit list are several popular energy efficiency programs, including the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star …

Energy Efficiency

12 ways to turn water from waste to resource

As 80% of the world’s wastewater flows untreated into the environment, we asked an expert panel to discuss how to promote water reuse<p>1 | Highlight success stories<p>The main message we should give is that proper reuse can save money and generate income, and is good for the environment. In the …

Water

Forager Emerges From Stealth Mode to Improve the Local Food Movement

<i>This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past</i> …

Local Food Movement

All you need is one

<b>So many homes are clogged with duplicate items, which are supposed to make things easier, but end up contributing to clutter and cost.</b><p>“A man with one …

Minimalism

EarthCraft-certified Organic Life House teaches Atlanta agrihood residents about healthy living

An American agrihood making waves with its sustainable living movement turned heads again with the completion of the first Organic Life House early …

Sustainable Living

5 small household changes that will reduce your carbon footprint

Environmental awareness is becoming more and more of a priority to most Americans. We bring canvas bags to the grocery store, ditch paper towels for …

Environment

Tesla's Latest Challenge: An Oversupplied Battery Market

Falling battery prices on the commodity market could put pressure on the Gigafactory that Tesla's investors are so enamored with.<p>When <b>Tesla</b> …

Energy Storage

5 Things Millennials Can Do to Combat Climate Change - Culture-ist

By: Bobbi Peterson<p>On October 5th, 2016, leaders from all over the world met in Paris to discuss climate change in the landmark Paris Agreement. When …

Climate Change

Americans Are Cutting Meat Consumption and Finally Embracing the #EatForThePlanet Way!

Let’s face it, most people don’t stop and think about the impact their daily actions are having on the planet. After all, thinking about your water …

Veganism

A Transportation Revolution

A strong nation must have strong cities, towns and neighborhoods. The American model of growth and development weakens our cities, inducing them to …

Urbanism

Encouraging Water Stewardship

We often come across businesses being disrupted due to water challenges even as government's struggle to address water issues and maintain minimum …

Water

FUTURE CITIES | New York City

Toronto, the fourth-largest city in North America and home to over 2.6 million Canadians, is expected to grow by almost 36 percent by the year 2030. …

Urbanism

Tesla Taking Solar Roof Orders in April: What We Know and What We Don't

Elon Musk says the Tesla solar roof is going on sale soon, but we still don't know much about the product.<p>When <b>Tesla</b>'s (NASDAQ:TSLA) solar roof was …

Elon Musk