A straw house has walls three to four times thicker than conventional buildings and provides better insulation against winter cold and summer heat.
Maywood, Calif., has become a ‘culture of participation’ to help solve its pollution problems, particularly with contaminated water.
Fireplaces have great appeal in a house, but aren't energy-efficient. What are the alternatives?
In the US, video games consume billions of kWh of energy annually, but users can cut their power bills.
A closer look at the argument that because the world warmed and cooled naturally in the past, current global warming or climate change isn't the result of human activity or CO2.
A look at the environmental advantages as well as disadvantages of using cedar shakes for roofing.
Combining its push for clean energy and new jobs, the White House backs $5.4 billion in new tax credits intended to create tens of thousands of new manufacturing jobs.
Competition, oil prices, and concerns about global warming have caused the '70s fad to go mainstream. Is green building finally coming of age?
When renovating an old house in an environmentally friendly way, what are the roofing options?
In the Pacific, jumbo squid have moved to new waters, signaling changes in the ocean, scientists observe.
Much discussion of the Climategate e-mails has centered on "tricking" tree ring data that may not confirm global warming. What's the divergence of data all about and does it really confirm cooling instead of warming?
A report has found that farmers are using more herbicides on genetically engineered soybeans, corn, and cotton because of resistant weeds.
The new roof of a remodeled house needs to be energy-efficient as well as budget-friendly. What's the best choice?
Monarch butterflies will find fewer roosts in their winter home because of hungry bark beetles.
A little green reading on the light side, from apples that won't rot for 4 months to why Rudolph the reindeer is probably a girl.