We are in the early days of a transformation of our cities from dumb to smart. Whether we know or like it our cities are being kitted up with sensors, cameras and all forms of data gathering devices.
Our favorite frog says, "It isn't easy being green." But we beg to differ. With new fads about being organic to stay healthy, the ways we clean are ch...
Hillary Clinton has yet to address the issue of fracking during her campaign. She recently vocalized her opposition to Keystone XL and Arctic drilling, but only when it was deemed politically favorable to say so.
Elisa Cuan immigrated to the United States from Peru at the age of 16. After battling allergies for many years, she set out to learn more about the science behind air quality and allergens. She vowed to help prevent others from suffering the way she had.
We must continue to fight for the 'common good' and enshrine environmental protection in every constitution of this earth through the climate change talks this December, and create the corresponding legal frameworks going forward.
Knowledge is power when it comes to making those changes. While there is no shortage of resources available to help improve environmental literacy and empower us to make deep lifestyle changes -- or identify the incremental steps we need to achieve them -- they're not helpful unless they motivate us.
Tiny homes seem like utopian living spaces -- where twee hipsters can lounge on handmade foldaway futons draped in quilts from Etsy, surrounded by four tiny walls of reclaimed wood.
President Obama had plenty of good reasons for rejecting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline on Nov. 6, but here's one more reason that made it all the more logical: We're already creating lots of energy jobs in America.
It is easier than you think to merely carry a canvas bag in our briefcase or knapsack or purse, to purchase food on our way home in the evenings.
A 2011 Harvard Medical School study found that insomnia was significantly associated with lost work performance, and when projected onto the ent...
The just-concluded Blue Ocean Festival and Conservation Summit aims to correct that imbalance. Blue offers a rare chance to see a range of long and short films exclusively focused on marine protection.
Are we going to accept hard truths and deal with them head-on, or are we going to continue to bury our heads in the sand and shut out all logic with reality shows and Twitter trolling?
I've never considered myself an environmentalist. Sure, I care about the environment, I sort my garbage and turn off the lights as soon as I leave a r...
Anyone who has passively nurtured a pile (i.e. just let it sit there) knows that it can take months, if not years, for a mini mountain of food scraps and landscaping waste to become luscious black gold.
In my children's lifetime, 75 percent of the world is going to be living in cities. That means that we run the risk that the vast majority of the world's citizens and future leaders could have very limited, if any, access to nature in their daily lives.
I don't see a clear difference between slaughtering a pig and cutting down a seven-story tree. Between netting the wild salmon I eat for dinner and harvesting my breakfast oats.