In the middle of a trans-continent bike trip, our hero discovers that in rural America, sharing comes naturally.
Doctors support the idea of taxing sugary beverages, and the state budget could use the money, too.
A reader wonders where to get sustainable home-improvement supplies. Umbra is the helpful hardware ham.
The federal government is propping up cotton farming during the West's water crisis.
About 13 gigawatts worth of coal plants will close this year. What should we do with these old things?
Will Americans go for vegan, gluten-free fast food?
The U.S. Department of Energy has published two new maps that put that our wind-powered future in concrete terms.
The state has already asked most farmers and residents to cut water use. Now it's turning to the people whose water rights are first in legal line.
Pressuring a little-known ag corporation is hard, so activists are going after a posh hotel chain that's owned by the same conglomerate.