A reader wonders if there's a better alternative than the dreaded, plastic-filled goodie bags. Umbra reaches into her huge bag of tricks.
Since government won't monitor whether the oil-and-gas boom is wrecking air quality, volunteers have stepped in. Now their work is getting peer-reviewed and published.
This is -- finally and for real -- the last installment of the report. Here's what it says in a nutshell.
Hurricane Irene pummeled rural communities in Vermont. Their response can teach us a lot about community.
A new "bike equity" report by the League of American Bicyclists shows off diversity in bike advocacy.
"Oxodegradable" is the latest iffy marketing term for plastic bags.
A new study published this week shows that fracking chemicals aren't just polluting our waterways, they're taking to the skies, too.
The AirBeam promises to let you measure the air pollution you breathe while walking around your city.
Just how bad is California's water shortage? Really, really bad, according to these maps.
We've devised the world's shortest survey to find out what kind of actions our readers are taking. You know you want to.