A measure on the 2014 ballot would give voters the opportunity to outlaw the farming of GM crops in Southern Oregon.
Ken Layne at The Awl calls for razing Silicon Valley's suburban hellscape in favor of denser development, but that's not the right way to remake the Bay Area.
A new project aims to finance solar-power systems through a replenishing community fund -- and it's seeking donations.
A new blueprint for the Motor City, backed by big bucks from foundations, calls for more open space, better mass transit, and big changes in land use.
Tool libraries! Coworking spaces! Car sharing! The “collaborative consumption” revolution is upon us. Here’s what you need to know to take part.
Both food-safety advocates and the food industry seem to like the rules aimed at preventing food-borne illness. Too bad they're so slow in coming.
Activists mobilized on Monday at TransCanada offices in Houston and Westborough, Mass. Next up: big protests in D.C. and New England.
A similar ballot measure was killed in California last year. Can a grassroots effort defeat big corporate money this time around?
After one pipe exploded, Chevron's firefighters might have accidentally triggered the explosion of another one.
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