Celebrities like Dave Matthews have used carbon offset provider NativeEnergy to help them be carbon neutral. But there's great debate about the company's method of selling offsets that have yet to happen.
Voluntary carbon offsets are a 'Wild West' market ripe for fraud, exaggeration, and poorly run projects that probably do little to ease global warming.
Consumer authorities say "greenwashing" scams in the carbon offset market – such as the Papua New Guinea tribe leader who says he was kidnapped over carbon rights to tribal lands – are proliferating.
A Dutch bank that bought carbon offsets to neutralize its carbon footprint was unaware that poor Indian farmers had been aggrieved by the green project.
From a scheme to create an algae bloom in the South Pacific to a Vatican forest in the plains of Hungary – how one carbon offset developer's ideas failed to reduce global warming.
Marketing a lumber plantation in Panama, one company uses certified carbon offset claims as a green lure.
For a green home renovation in New England, wind power looks like a good option. But it's not easy to find out if that's true.
It isn't always easy to get green building costs appraised correctly when getting a home appraisal for a bank loan.
Choosing environmentally friendly detergents can make a difference to the environment and save you money.
A green home renovator wants firsthand advice about residential wind power in the Northeast.
New England's record-breaking rains have caused problems for the renovation of Sheep Dog Hollow and at Little Pug.
When you renovate a home, you need resilience, a sense of humor, and plenty of know-how.
The best say to save money on a green home renovation is to hire a knowledgeable HERS rater.
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) meeting in Qatar rejected protection for marine species, including sharks, bluefin tuna, and coral, disappointing the US, environmentalists, and marine scientists.
Why some right-leaning evangelical Christians have become true believers in climate change. God and green go together, these conservatives say.
Eco-tourism is popular in tropical Costa Rica, which is becoming known as a an ecological paradise.
Protection for polar bears – including a ban on trade in their fur and parts – was rejected at a conference of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES).
Efforts to halt the decline of Atlantic bluefin tuna received a blow Thursday, as the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species voted against a trade ban.
Products that result from the earth-friendly harvesting of forest trees.