California's building commission adopted the first statewide green building code this week. Environmental groups welcomed the new standards, which mandate water use reductions and waste recycling in new buildings, but were critical of its rating system.
Companies and activists are partnering on environmental, health, and other issues. Labor initiatives are more problematic.
The EPA ruling on global warming and carbon emissions is the wrong way to win over the Senate and to cut a deal in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Plant serviceberry, kousa dogwood, fig, cherry, and orange trees and shrubs for their beauty and also their delicious fruits.
Energy source or more trouble for the environment?
After a beautiful landscape reemerged, a new plan for Lake Powell water usage has taken shape.
Americans participating in the 'Cash for Clunkers' program are buying new cars that get, on average, 9.6 miles per gallon more than their trade-ins.
Fuel efficiency requirements for new cars bought under the rebate program aren't strict enough, say some.