How do we reduce our exposure to mercury? The answer requires both difficult changes to the world’s energy supply and simpler consumer choices.
The last year has seen a wave of companies reject one of the worst factory farm practices out there. But Sysco's pledge might have the most impact yet.
We asked you to share photos of the crazy weather you've seen lately, and the results were just as ridiculous as you'd expect.
In a town where jobs, violence, and housing are daily concerns, global warming doesn’t make the short list, a local hip hop artist and urban farmer tells the Slow Ride Stories crew.
Twice in the last five years, rising food prices triggered global waves of social unrest. With drought baking U.S. crops, we may be in for another round of society-straining price spikes.
Are clean-energy policies already rescuing the planet? Or is it time for us to put a price on carbon that costs the fuel industry trillions?
My recent post about off-base energy projections glossed over the main reason that renewable energy has grown faster than predicted: policy. Good policy works!
Eco-critic Ursula Heise talks about the tired stories we tell about the planet, and suggests that we find some new ones.
In March, beekeepers and environmentalists petitioned the EPA to take the pesticide clothianidin -- a suspect in bee die-offs -- off the market. Last week, EPA said no.