You Asked: How Can We Track Corporate Sustainability Measures?
by Earth Institute on November 7, 2019 at 5:09 pm
An Earth Institute expert explains how to dig up a company’s sustainability records.
Why Your Dentist Might Not Prescribe Antibiotics
by American Dental Association (ADA) on November 16, 2019 at 4:41 pm
Which is greener, books or e-books? Neither.
by Lloyd Alter on November 14, 2019 at 5:40 pm
There is a third, more sustainable option: the library.
What does a polar bear smell like?
by Melissa Breyer on November 14, 2019 at 5:05 pm
In which we tackle one of life’s more pressing queries.
Two tricks for perfect mashed potatoes
by Melissa Breyer on November 13, 2019 at 9:46 pm
Learn how to master the mashed potato with a few simple tweaks.
Trump’s Continued Climate Denial and the Fires of California
by Steve Cohen on November 4, 2019 at 1:17 pm
If we are to address climate change, environmental protection must once again be seen as above politics and an unfit arena for partisan battle.
Throwback Toothday: What Scares a Vampire?
by American Dental Association (ADA) on October 24, 2019 at 6:41 pm
Throwback Toothday: The Fearless Flosser
by American Dental Association (ADA) on October 3, 2019 at 3:57 pm
Throwback Toothday: Sherlock is on the Case
by American Dental Association (ADA) on October 16, 2019 at 3:09 pm
Throwback Toothday: Protect Your All-American Smile
by American Dental Association (ADA) on September 19, 2019 at 3:05 pm
Throwback Toothday: End Your Day on a High Note
by American Dental Association (ADA) on November 7, 2019 at 3:36 pm
Throwback Toothday: Dudley’s Healthy Snacks
by American Dental Association (ADA) on September 12, 2019 at 9:02 pm
Throwback Toothday: Don’t Bring Your Teeth to a Dead End
by American Dental Association (ADA) on November 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Throwback Toothday: Dental Did-You-Knows
by American Dental Association (ADA) on November 14, 2019 at 6:24 pm
Throwback Toothday: Come Off the Court With a Smile
by American Dental Association (ADA) on September 5, 2019 at 2:19 pm
Throwback Toothday: A Dental Pop Quiz
by American Dental Association (ADA) on September 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Throwback Day: A Smile is Contagious
by American Dental Association (ADA) on October 10, 2019 at 6:55 pm
This campaign platform for housing in London has ideas that could work anywhere
by Lloyd Alter on November 13, 2019 at 7:36 pm
There are huge upfront carbon emissions from building new housing; a better approach is to be smarter about what we have.
The real problem with the NTSB’s mandatory bike helmet recommendation
by Lloyd Alter on November 15, 2019 at 1:31 pm
We covered this subject before but I got it wrong. Peter Flax of Bicycling Magazine got it right.
The Signs and Traits to Look for While Choosing the Best Moving Company in Singapore for House Moving
by suzy on November 11, 2019 at 11:15 am
Are you moving? Here are some things to consider when looking for a moving company! Sometimes you need to move from one office/house to the […]
The Intergenerational Ethics of Climate Change
by Steve Cohen on November 11, 2019 at 1:11 pm
We owe the young climate activists our attention and support.
The Continued Attack on Federal Civil Servants
by Steve Cohen on November 18, 2019 at 1:02 pm
It will take many years to rebuild America’s institutions and norms and if we are not careful the stable, creative, high energy and path-breaking nation we inherited will slowly fade into the sunset.
That’s no stack of rocks, it’s an osmosis between man and nature
by Lloyd Alter on November 14, 2019 at 7:59 pm
Quebec architects propose a 48-storey tower in a forest, “a new relationship between humans and their natural habitat.”
Sky City Challenge: The future of housing
by Lloyd Alter on November 18, 2019 at 2:12 pm
What’s the best way to figure out how to use a new product? Have a competition!
RIP Ted Cullinan, “an architect who made the world better”
by Lloyd Alter on November 12, 2019 at 2:12 pm
He was a pioneer of sustainable design.
Planet Earth May Have a Metabolism Problem
by Guest Blogger on November 15, 2019 at 3:45 pm
In a recent talk, a visiting scholar argued that Earth’s energy balance is out of whack, and it’s up to humanity to fix it.
Photo: Sunray venus clam and friends
by Team Treehugger on November 15, 2019 at 11:00 am
Our photo of the day comes from The Sunshine State.
Photo: Here kitty
by Team Treehugger on November 14, 2019 at 11:00 am
Our photo of the day comes from Yosemite National Park.
Photo: Did this mallard adopt a moorhen?
by Melissa Breyer on November 13, 2019 at 11:00 am
Our photo of the day offers an avian mystery.
Photo: Alligator soaks it up
by Melissa Breyer on November 12, 2019 at 11:00 am
Our photo of the day comes from southern Louisiana.
Over 31,000 registrants at ADA FDI 2019
by American Dental Association (ADA) on October 15, 2019 at 4:55 pm
Octopus outsmarts testers in intelligence experiment
by Melissa Breyer on November 15, 2019 at 7:31 pm
Yet another example of the uncanny intelligence of our 8-armed overlords.
Notes from a snowstorm
by Katherine Martinko on November 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm
It’s only mid-November and winter has arrived with a vengeance. How do I stay sane?
Nanoparticles from air pollution (mostly car exhaust) go straight into your brain
by Lloyd Alter on November 13, 2019 at 6:24 pm
A new study finds that ultra-fine particles increase the risk of brain cancer.
Montreal to charge more for parking for bigger vehicles
by Lloyd Alter on November 13, 2019 at 3:55 pm
But what is the best criterion?
Linda Sohl Reconstructs Climate Models to Help the Search for Alien Life
by Sarah Fecht on November 14, 2019 at 3:14 pm
By taking regular climate simulations and making them weird, she explores Earth’s past and future, and imagines what other life-supporting worlds could look like.
Lies of the Bamboo Toothbrush: The Plastic Industry’s Perverse Greenwashing
by Guest Blogger on November 11, 2019 at 5:55 pm
How ploys like bioplastic and anti-litterbug campaigns help to protect the true culprits of plastic pollution.
Jane Fonda says she’s done with shopping
by Katherine Martinko on November 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm
The actor told protestors last week that her red coat “is the last article of clothing” she’ll ever buy.
It’s time for a revolution in the way we look at buildings
by Lloyd Alter on November 12, 2019 at 6:57 pm
We have to reconsider what is “acceptable for how houses should look and feel.”
Indonesia’s food supply is being contaminated by imported plastics
by Katherine Martinko on November 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm
An eye-opening report reveals how low-grade plastics are burned as fuel, poisoning the surrounding soil and air.
I almost missed America Recycles Day!
by Lloyd Alter on November 15, 2019 at 7:53 pm
My favorite day of the year is a shadow of its former self.
Humans are drying up the Amazon rainforest
by Melissa Breyer on November 12, 2019 at 11:12 pm
NASA finds that over the last 20 years, the atmosphere above the Amazon rainforest has been drying out – here’s why.
How to Reduce Clutter in Your Home
by suzy on November 16, 2019 at 1:39 pm
Everyone struggles with keeping their homes neat and tidy at some point. Having clutter is just a part of life – it’s almost inevitable! Photo […]
How to Make Perfect Drip Coffee
by suzy on November 12, 2019 at 2:39 pm
Do you know how to seriously impress your neighbours with drip coffee? Well, now it’s definitely possible if you follow the 7 Simple Steps to […]
How to Increase Kitchen Space?
by suzy on November 8, 2019 at 2:14 pm
Adjusting kitchen space is a common problem. People often find it difficult to create space in the kitchen! Photo: Boss Design Center This problem is […]
How to Celebrate the Holidays with Long-distance Loved Ones
by suzy on November 6, 2019 at 3:16 pm
The winter holidays are for bringing loved ones close and showing them you care — but not everyone has the time or budget to travel […]
How a ‘Smart Supermarket’ could do away with plastic packaging
by Katherine Martinko on November 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm
A hopeful report by Greenpeace envisions a future where supermarkets have gotten rid of superfluous waste.
How Columbia’s Electrochemical Energy Center is Working to Decarbonize Society
by Renee Cho on November 7, 2019 at 8:22 pm
The center focuses on developing better batteries as well as other energy storage options, which are key to a future fueled by renewable energy.
Florida’s citrus industry is fighting for its life
by Katherine Martinko on November 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Bacteria are ravaging citrus groves that prevents fruit from ripening.
Do You Want to Renovate Your Deck and Balcony? Use These Railing Ideas
by suzy on November 11, 2019 at 5:19 pm
The basic dream of every human is to own a house. Building one might take a lot of effort, but sometimes making the right choice […]
Daily Habits to Keep Your Home Clean
by suzy on November 13, 2019 at 7:48 pm
With a busy work schedule and personal life, it can be difficult to find the time to keep your home neat and tidy! Photo Via: […]
Columbia Students and Locals Team Up to Build Resilience in Johnstown, PA
by Sarah Fecht on November 12, 2019 at 1:24 pm
Workshop shows how climate adaptation could be linked with economic revitalization in the nation’s so-called “Rust Belt.”
Climate change will hurt children the most, report says
by Katherine Martinko on November 14, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Children born today will grow up in a disease-ridden, malnourished world, unless governments stick to the Paris Agreement.
As Climate Warms, Plants May Demand More Water, Cutting Supplies for People
by Earth Institute on November 4, 2019 at 4:00 pm
New study challenges many climate scientists’ expectations that plants will make much of the world wetter in the future.
ADA Health Policy Institute Consulting
by American Dental Association (ADA) on September 17, 2019 at 2:34 pm
ADA 2019 Humanitarian Award Winner- Dr. Charles Craft
by American Dental Association (ADA) on September 16, 2019 at 2:06 pm
AC Maintenance & What to Do With Your Air Conditioner in the Winter
by suzy on November 16, 2019 at 2:17 pm
When winter arrives, you may or may not need to stop using your air conditioner to beat the heat! If you let your air conditioner […]