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We fixed the ozone layer (sort of). Can we fix the climate?

With the ozone layer on the mend, there's proof that international cooperation can work. But the climate is a different can of worms.


Why New Jersey is doing tomatoes right

How First Field is building a better food system.


California dairy farmers are going nuts for almonds, but at what cost?

This cash crop is keeping some farmers on the land, but the almond boom offers no long-term promise of security.

In cod we trust

As farmland runs out, seafood looks better than you think

When it comes to producing more food from the ocean, the possibilities are bottomless.

hung out to dry

Do I have to hang up my gardening tools during the drought?

A reader wonders if her green thumb has to go for the sake of saving water. Umbra says she can grow her kale and eat it, too.


Those Detroit water shutoffs? Blame ‘em on botched bookkeeping

Documents in a new suit show that Detroit's water utility forgot to charge $115 million in sewage fees -- then hit residents with surprise catch-up bills.


This green Tea Party star is fighting for solar

Debbie Dooley is no tree-hugger -- but she is the founder of the "Green Tea Coalition," a conservative group pushing solar all over the states.

Climate & Energy

Why the Kashmir floods have been so deadly

The disaster highlights the cost of careless urban planning and environmental mismanagement.


Why millennials aren’t going cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs

First it was cars, now kids these days are shunning breakfast cereal, too.