Why we need Sufficiency First
by Lloyd Alter on January 23, 2020 at 2:19 pm
Making things more efficient is not enough; we have to ask ourselves what we really need.
Why shouldn’t an electric car look like a toaster?
by Lloyd Alter on January 22, 2020 at 8:24 pm
Canoo redesigns the electric car from the ground up. It redesigns the ownership model too.
Why Your Dentist Might Not Prescribe Antibiotics
by American Dental Association (ADA) on November 16, 2019 at 4:41 pm
Why Should you Join Hands with an Insured Electrician?
by suzy on January 17, 2020 at 9:17 am
We all need to work with electrical devices and electricians regularly. From home to office requirements, we require electrical contractors for various electrical installations and […]
What does it mean to ‘use meat as a garnish’?
by Katherine Martinko on January 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Here are some tips on reducing the quantity of meat used in recipes.
We’re all about Quiet Dishwashers
by suzy on January 17, 2020 at 11:17 am
Loud dishwashers are a thing of the past, 2020 is all about having a sleek, modern, and super quiet dishwasher! I will never forget the […]
Watch these sharks WALK around looking for food (video)
by Melissa Breyer on January 21, 2020 at 7:11 pm
Four species of walking sharks have been discovered in the waters off northern Australia and New Guinea.
Undergrad Research Assistant Opportunity: Investigate Coastal Adaptation in NYC
by Guest Blogger on January 23, 2020 at 1:32 pm
The research assistant will collaborate with community groups in the Rockaways and with the City of NY to help build capacity for coastal resilience.
U.N. Human Rights Committee Issues Landmark Climate Migration Decision
by Guest Blogger on January 23, 2020 at 2:59 pm
The decision may open the door for climate refugee claims down the line.
Tick tock tick tock: Doomsday Clock nears midnight
by Melissa Breyer on January 23, 2020 at 5:57 pm
It is now 100 seconds to midnight, closer to midnight than at any point since the clock’s creation in 1947.
Throwback Toothday: What Scares a Vampire?
by American Dental Association (ADA) on October 24, 2019 at 6:41 pm
Throwback Toothday: Sherlock is on the Case
by American Dental Association (ADA) on October 16, 2019 at 3:09 pm
Throwback Toothday: Secrets to a Swingin’ Smile
by American Dental Association (ADA) on January 3, 2020 at 8:22 pm
Throwback Toothday: Make a Good First Impression
by American Dental Association (ADA) on November 21, 2019 at 2:38 pm
Throwback Toothday: It’s Never Too Late to See Your Dentist
by American Dental Association (ADA) on December 2, 2019 at 3:29 pm
Throwback Toothday: Healthy Holiday Reminders
by American Dental Association (ADA) on January 3, 2020 at 8:22 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 Epic Story
by American Dental Association (ADA) on December 16, 2019 at 2:40 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: Captain Cuspid’s Treasure
by American Dental Association (ADA) on December 5, 2019 at 8:13 pm
The secret language of crickets (video)
by Melissa Breyer on January 24, 2020 at 2:30 pm
What’s in a cricket’s song? And how do they do it?
The latest in wearables is the Flow air pollution monitor
by Lloyd Alter on January 22, 2020 at 2:09 pm
I want to know what I am breathing and I don’t leave home without it.
The healthy and the wealthy waste the most food in the US
by Melissa Breyer on January 23, 2020 at 4:06 pm
A new study is the first to identify and analyze the level of food waste for actual households.
The RadRover Step-Thru could be the perfect e-bike that anyone can ride anywhere
by Lloyd Alter on January 23, 2020 at 4:26 pm
Roll over everything and get on and off easily on this powerful fatbike.
The Politics and Cost of Adapting to Climate Change in New York City
by Steve Cohen on January 21, 2020 at 1:26 pm
It’s not clear what might place climate adaptation on our national agenda, but it’s less costly to anticipate and avoid disaster than recover from it.
The Do’s and Don’ts of Dumpster Rental
by suzy on January 17, 2020 at 10:14 am
Are you thinking about renting a dumpster? Read this first! Residential dumpster rental can be incredibly useful for dealing with excess waste from DIY jobs, […]
Tackling Environmental Dilemmas Requires Integrating the Legacy of Colonialism
by Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity on January 24, 2020 at 2:08 pm
Why Malcom Ferdinand advocates for ecological movements to engage in the struggle against racism, and vice versa.
Su Dentista Podría No Recetarle Antibióticos
by American Dental Association (ADA) on November 18, 2019 at 2:55 pm
Starbucks announces yet another sustainability initiative
by Lloyd Alter on January 21, 2020 at 4:45 pm
They do this every few years. Will this one be any more successful?
Seen at the Interior Design Show 2020: More killer bathtubs
by Lloyd Alter on January 20, 2020 at 5:24 pm
These things should be banned, or at least they should come with a real warning.
Power to the People
by Guest Blogger on January 22, 2020 at 1:36 pm
A team of students designs and implements an off-grid solar panel system to help victims of Hurricane Maria.
Pioneer in Charting Modern Sea Level Rise to Receive 2020 Vetlesen Prize
by Kevin Krajick on January 21, 2020 at 11:46 am
A scientist who has played a key role in documenting modern sea level rise and its causes is to receive the 2020 Vetlesen Prize for achievement in the earth sciences.
Photo: View of the landscape from behind a waterfall
by Melissa Breyer on January 24, 2020 at 11:00 am
Our photo of the day turns the typical waterfall shot on its head.
Photo: Someone’s building a fancy nest
by Team Treehugger on January 22, 2020 at 11:00 am
Our photo of the day comes from sunny Panama.
Photo: Look at how cute squirrels are
by Melissa Breyer on January 21, 2020 at 11:00 am
Our photo of the day reveals the sweet face of an often overlooked creature.
Photo: Harbor seals put on a show
by Melissa Breyer on January 23, 2020 at 11:00 am
Our photo of the day comes from Morro Bay Harbor, California.
Ozone-Depleting Substances Caused Half of Late 20th-Century Arctic Warming, Says Study
by Nicole deRoberts on January 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm
A study finds that ozone-depleting substances caused about a third of all global warming from 1955 to 2005, and half of Arctic warming and sea ice loss during that period.
Now Playing: A Plaquebuster Hit from the ADA Seal of Acceptance!
by American Dental Association (ADA) on November 29, 2019 at 6:00 am
Not seen at the Interior Design Show 2020: A whole lot of sustainable, green design
by Lloyd Alter on January 20, 2020 at 5:19 pm
Every year we go look for the latest in sustainable design. Every year the post gets shorter.
Mealworms can safely consume polystyrene foam
by Katherine Martinko on January 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm
A new study has found the worms excrete plastic and its toxic additives with no residue in their bodies.
Make Your Home More Family-Friendly with These 5 Tips
by suzy on January 17, 2020 at 8:34 am
Are you at that point in your life where it’s time to settle down and begin raising a family? If so, you may be wondering […]
Levels of supposedly banned greenhouse gas are spiking
by Lloyd Alter on January 21, 2020 at 2:30 pm
Everybody promised to destroy HFC-23 but apparently they didn’t.
Let’s make recess great again
by Katherine Martinko on January 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The schoolyard should be an exploratory classroom of sorts, not a holding pen for bored children.
Launching An Airbnb Property: Read This First!
by suzy on January 24, 2020 at 9:25 am
Renting out your home? Hear is everything you need to know about renting on Airbnb! If you have a property that you either already own […]
It’s Not Just About Climate Change, It’s About Our Health – and the Energy Sector Is Key
by Guest Blogger on January 16, 2020 at 4:42 pm
Quickly transitioning our energy supplies to clean, low-carbon energy sources is a tremendous opportunity to improve our health.
How to deal with chapped lips
by Katherine Martinko on January 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm
You shouldn’t have to suffer through the winter with dry and cracked lips.
How to Improve your Garden for the Warmer Months
by suzy on January 24, 2020 at 3:02 pm
Make your garden look amazing with these easy gardening tips! Home entertainment is on the rise in the UK. That means that the public is […]
How to Choose the Right Dining Chairs
by suzy on January 17, 2020 at 5:16 pm
Purchasing new chairs for your dining room? Here is how to do it the right way! Photo By: HGTV Selecting the best chairs for your […]
How populism makes dealing with the climate crisis really hard
by Lloyd Alter on January 23, 2020 at 6:40 pm
Beware of the gilets jaunes, says Philip Stephens.
Horse trailer transformed into maximalist tiny home
by Melissa Breyer on January 22, 2020 at 4:53 pm
This tiny home on wheels brings to mind an ornate Victorian train car … and is on the market for $16,000.
Getting to know HVAC Contractors
by suzy on January 16, 2020 at 12:18 pm
Oh, the lovely humming sound of a perfectly working air conditioner, we dread the day when that noise either stops or starts singing a different […]
General Motors and Cruise introduce the Origin Toaster-Car
by Lloyd Alter on January 24, 2020 at 3:55 pm
It will be electric, autonomous and shared. Where have we heard that before?
From frivolous to finely-tuned: How my clothes habit has evolved
by Katherine Martinko on January 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm
I am pickier, stingier… and much happier.
France begins radical plan to phase out single-use plastic
by Melissa Breyer on January 21, 2020 at 3:56 pm
The French government has set a goal of eliminating all single-use plastics by 2040. Phase one has begun.
Coke’s UK head of sustainability says we don’t have a packaging problem, we have a waste and litter problem
by Lloyd Alter on January 22, 2020 at 5:19 pm
This is the “guns don’t kill people, people kill people” defense.
Burnaby Air Conditioning Installation and AC Repair Service Company Maintenance Tips for Winter
by suzy on January 21, 2020 at 5:14 pm
You still need to maintain your air conditioning even in the winter – here’s how! The benefits that air conditioners provide us during the summer […]