Monitoring energy use has led to increased motivation for conservation
A Carnegie Mellon study finds fault with carbon footprint calculations. Thankfully, we have other ways of determining environmental impact.
Turning liabilities into assests.
Now's the time to redouble our efforts to tap into energy efficiency. The potential is huge and the benefits are even greater.
The Ecological Farming Association will host the 33rd annual EcoFarm Conference at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, Calif., Jan. 23-26, 2013. The conference will offer more than sixty workshops, as well as the opportunity for eight beginning farmers to win substantial grants.
From IBM to Sprint to Dell, companies are going green and even realizing they can save green too.
Filtering tap water instead of buying plastic bottles helps my family’s carbon footprint—and bottom line.
Cam celebrates his daughter's engagement but considers the impact of flying across the world for the wedding.
Cam considers the environmental implications of different forms of transportation and urges people to stop flying!
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi discusses the recent Gulf of Mexico oil spill with Oceana’s Senior Campaign Director Jackie Savitz.
As gas prices continue to rise, so does car sharing. Walk Score lists the top 10 car share cities in North America.
We’re interested in how our readers have lessened their environmental footprint.
Moving is stressful, but it's not an excuse to forget your carbon footprint. Here are some ways to make your move as eco-friendly as possible.
Cam leaves his lights on during Earth Hour since he generates his own electricity with solar and wind!
Even after 15 years, Cam still loves heating his home with wood that he cuts himself.
Cam describes his ongoing inner dialogue concerning his carbon footprint.
Cam readily admits to being obsessed about his use of energy.
Learn about one couple's ongoing effort to reduce their carbon footprint.
We are inundated with green messages that can sometimes be confusing or misleading. This phenomenon is especially true when it comes to the paint industry. There is much talk about No-VOC and Low-VOC paints, but what is the truth behind it?
First in a series of blog posts which will cover conversion of lawnmowers and small engines from gasoline to propane.
The average American uses twice as much water as the rest of the world. We can lower our consumption by taking a look at how we eat, shop, travel and live. (Taking shorter showers isn't even the half of it.)
Carbon offsets had a few holes when the Christian Science Monitor investigated the carbon credit market. Without an overarching voluntary carbon standard, carbon offset programs could be bogus.
American Airlines is the greenest U.S. airline for the third consecutive year in Newsweek's Green Rankings List, an annual environmental ranking of the country's 500 largest publicly traded companies.
Calculate your personal carbon footprint and compare your total to both the average per capita footprint worldwide and the average footprint in the United States.
The New York Times reports our carbon emissions in 2011 were the highest on record. Reduce your family's carbon footprint by choosing vegetarian recipes such as Fennel and Leek Soup and Delicata Squash Stuffed with Wild Mushrooms and Herbs.
Eggs aren't the only things that come from the business end of a chicken. But with a little time and materials, and even less ingenuity, the rest can set you up with a free and steady supply of valuable organic fertilizer.