Companies like Apple provide the cloud computing that has become a birthright in the digital age. But our insatiable demand for data has a steep environmental price tag.
Some oil companies are adding nitrogen to their gasoline. But does it cause pollution as well as boost performance a bit?
It helps feed a hungry world, but it's worse than CO2.
Methane gas produced in California landfills fuels garbage and recycling trucks, reducing the state's carbon emissions.
About 60 percent of Americans feel a 'great deal' or 'a lot' of personal responsibility to protect the environment, but that attitude isn't necessarily reflected in day-to-day actions.
Farmer/lecturer Joel Salatin champions 'moral farming' as a better way to raise food. 'What is a moral way to raise a chicken?' he asks.
Hurricane Katrina provided New Orleans with the opportunity to be part of an environmental revolution and rebuild its houses, schools, and neighborhoods in a green, sustainable way.
Americans are using less water than they did 50 years ago, thanks to conservation measures.
To reduce its environmental footprint, No Impact Man and his family did without toilet paper, elevators, TV, and cars for a year. What did they learn?
Foodies learn to sink their teeth into plants that are better known as weeds.
The US has the lowest rate of intercity rail usage, but Congress is taking steps to change this.
Long-established Shelburne Farms program in Vermont sends out ripples worldwide.
Environmentalists tout sustainable fish for the dish.
Finding a place to plug in an electric car – and what it will cost.
When choosing among the microwave or a gas or electric stove top, the answer may surprise you.
Green Stuff: Eco-news and discoveries
A long-running resource issue finally trickles down to more consumers.
The Greener Gardens Act would give credits for replacing old lawn equipment with environmentally friendly models.
From kindergarten to college, school cafeterias become ecofriendly by banishing trays, growing veggies, and composting waste.