On October 20, Harvard students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members will begin a week of fasting and reflection to call on our university to divest its $36.4 billion endowment from the fossil fuel industry. We believe that we have no other choice.
While a big reno might not be in most people's budgets, small home dwellers can easily turn their tiny havens into the house of their dreams. Want proof? Check these darling dream houses out!
From political policies to neighborhood remedies, here are solutions for individuals, groups and even children to implement for the planet.
I live in New York City and have come to endure my daily commute. Now, with clients in Silicon Valley, I'm frequently flying, and it's got me thinking: What kind of global footprint am I leaving? So I did some digging.
What if humanity actually committed itself, at the level of a national government, to learning from and working with nature? What if environmentalism didn't mean (only) marching in the streets, pumping one's fists or chaining oneself to a tree?
This article was written by Green Energy Futures editor and production manager, Duncan Kinney. When you tell people you're building an Earthship there...
President Obama has just protected the Grand Canyon of our oceans. By expanding and protecting the Pacific Remote Islands National Monument, he has created one of the world's largest protected marine reserves and conserved a breathtaking, ecological hot spot for endangered species.
When I first started writing this column, I envisioned covering breakthroughs that could enable us to live sustainably on a world inhabited by 7 billi...
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Thanks to the epic success of the People's Climate March, alarm bells demanding climate action have never rung louder. So, now that you've succeeded in elevating the mother of all issues to the top of the global agenda, where should you and your fellow 399,999 marchers direct your tide-turning energies?
Here are some innovative thinkers launching apps that can help you live more sustainably. And best of all, they're free.
If you stood in the middle of one of our tea plantations at dusk, you would hear the forest come alive. Bird calls, insects buzzing and behind it all, a gentle whomp-whomp of something powerful moving through the brush. That would be our gorilla neighbors enjoying their tea time.
I'd like to believe that with time and distance from the 1996-2006 insurgency, this issue, and others, will be ironed out and given the attentions -- and solutions -- it deserves.
If we educate children about the effects of our actions and give them practical tasks they can begin to create a healthier environment. Here are some unique and hopefully fun activities that will inspire your children to take green to a new meaning.
With ugly politics and intense greed blocking the way, it's up to us to turn things around and vote with our forks to better protect our own health, each other, and the planet we (as well as countless species) call home.
Climate change seems so... global. Yet many climate change solutions are very... local, because they're based on the way each and every one of us uses energy. Here are ten ways you can reduce the climate change impact of your home.