Buying wind power or giving your house an energy efficiency facelift can be an expensive proposition. But it’s less so if you team up with a bunch of like-minded friends.
We're sick of our minivan and want something smaller and more fuel-efficient that will fit our whole family (and dog) for our daily city commute. After getting some great advice from Grist readers, we've made our choice.
Frank Knight spent decades keeping Herbie, New England’s tallest elm tree, alive. The tree lived for 217 years and under Knight’s care survived 14 bouts of Dutch Elm diseases. Two years ago, the tree had to come down. At the …
Democrats like talking about "Big Oil" and "clean energy." Republicans favor "Solyndra" and "Keystone." No one's into "climate change."
Twenty years ago, major U.S. environmental groups helped rally support for the Earth Summit in Rio. Today, they can hardly be bothered with it.
The Walton Family Foundation has become one of the largest environmental grantmakers in the U.S. -- and it's steering its money to groups that play nice with Walmart.
It's time to retire the trusty Roberts family minivan. What should replace it? A Prius v? The Ford C-Max hybrid?
The environmental movement’s approval ratings are going down the tubes, even as more Americans profess to live greener lifestyles. Here’s what’s up.
The fate of the U.S. coal industry hinges on its ability to increase exports to China and India. If activists can quash coal export terminals, they can hobble the coal industry.