October 15, 2015, 2pm PDT
Experts say it's only a matter of time until suburbs enter a new era of energy efficiency that redefines the landscape of residential living.
July 21, 2011, 5am PDT
Bicycling is growing in popularity in the U.S., but it still isn't considered a serious form of transportation as it is in Europe, according to this piece from <em>Yale Environment 360</em>.
July 3, 2011, 5am PDT
Communities across the country are trying to reuse contaminated brownfields as sites for the production of clean energy.
January 20, 2011, 1pm PST
Renewable energy is still only 2.3% of the U.S. energy production. David Biello asks, can renewables be ramped up in time to combat global warming?
December 1, 2010, 5am PST
Jungles blasted clear during the Vietnam war four decades ago are now at the center of a debate in the country about how forests should be recovered.
August 17, 2010, 6am PDT
The U.S. Green Building Council's LEED building rating system has helped grow the ranks of green buildings, but some say it ignores the human health impact of those buildings.
July 27, 2010, 5am PDT
Despite flowing through ten different nations, the Nile's water is only technically the property of Egypt and Sudan. The other eight nations are trying to change that. But as the debate heats up, the river's ecosystem may be caught in the cross-fire.
October 23, 2009, 9am PDT
Global warming is a problem, says climate scientist Jonathan Foley, but it's not the only one. The other major problem facing the global environment is a pattern of land use for agriculture that is grossly unsustainable.
September 27, 2009, 1pm PDT
A new report in the journal <em>Nature</em> suggests that there are seven thresholds for determining planetary health -- and we're already past three of them.
April 9, 2009, 6am PDT
The ambitious green Chinese city of Dongtan was hyped up to be one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the world. But now, like other eco-city plans, work on the project has slowed to a halt.