Food

Vitamin Eek

Is it safe to eat veggies grown near a busy city street?

Umbra Fisk offers advice to a city-dweller who's eager to plant a garden, but worried about the toxic effects of nearby traffic.

Food

Crazy idea to change the world: What if we gave kids a good start in life?

Feeding children well could be the key to ending poverty.

Cool Runnings

Planning a trip? Here’s how to save energy at home while you’re gone.

How can you cut home energy use while you're on vacation? Advice maven Umbra Fisk offers tips just in time for summer.

Food

China just said what the U.S. never has: Eat less meat

China’s new food guidelines could put a huge dent in global emissions.

Climate & Energy

Dungeness crabs threatened by, you guessed it, climate change

Ocean acidification is bad for crab larvae, and the fishermen who rely on them.

Food

Climate change is making food more toxic

Mycotoxins and other poisons are cropping up in our crops.

Food

Here’s one way GMOs aren’t beating evolution

Evolution has a million year head start on genetic engineers.

Science

Antimicrobial-resistant superbugs could soon be deadlier than cancer

A new report estimates that by 2050, 10 million people will die from antimicrobial-resistant infections annually. That's a big deal.

Climate Change

Nestle, PepsiCo, and other big corporations promised to protect forests. Who’s following through?

Corporate sustainability promises get a crash test. Here’s who passed.