California stands to pass a ban on single-use plastic bags. Opponents claim it will doom consumers because it's so hard to remember to bring reusable bags shopping. Seriously?
Useful innovation or U.N. conspiracy? It's tough to tell.
Trulia released some compelling charts and graphs illustrating recent opinion research showing what might be the end of the McMansion. Even in Texas.
The Amtrak mess that left commuters stranded this week just goes to show you transit just isn't as reliable. People prefer to drive. Except not.
Where factories once flourished, hope sprouts in Detroit's urban gardens and farms, and projects like Greening Detroit.
In the summer of 2008, business partners Jessica Stockton Bagnulo and Rebecca Fitting were making plans to open a bookstore in Brooklyn. Their chosen neighborhood, Fort Greene, was over the moon at the prospect. For …
Everyone in the green-buildings world already understands this -- if they're halfway informed and halfway honest. Who exactly are the writers refuting? Real-estate marketers.
Several cities around the country are finding ways to get smart about energy, at the same time saving money and pumping up their eco cred.
My current commute bike is an early-80's vintage Specialized Rockhopper. It's time for an upgrade. But ... the choices! What's the best urban bike?
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