Like their American counterparts, the current generation of Swedish teenagers is the first since the Great Depression to be financially worse off than their parents. Unstable employment opportunities have turned them into nomads who have …
Judging by how pedestrian-unfriendly the average American city has become, all our aging parents apparently enjoy being prisoners in their own homes.
For many people, the opera is just a chance to nap in a $300 chair under a $1,500 chandelier while wearing $2,000 worth of clothes. But one opera festival in the U.K. is making sure that its extravagance is at least powered by clean energy.
When the compost pile in your backyard revs up, it starts producing heat, as the microbes in it do their work breaking down organic matter. On a small scale, that’s great for your garden. On …
A kids' activity book funded by Monsanto and other biotech firms explains how biotechnology is "a really neat topic [that is] helping to improve the health of the Earth and the people who call it home."
The EPA’s going to release draft rules governing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Environmental writer and advocate Sandra Steingraber is using her Heinz Award prize money ($100,000) to start New Yorkers Against Fracking. The …
If you like cool weather and not having to club your neighbors as you battle for scarce resources, now's the time to move to Canada, because the story of the 21st century is almost written.
The Pacific Ocean’s Pole of Inaccessibility, aka Point Nemo, is 1,670 miles from the nearest land. It’s the furthest you can get from terrestrial lifeforms without launching yourself into space.
The subspecies of hipster that's into self-righteous eco-consciousness has been parodied before. But it has no more savage (or funnier) critics than Dom and Adrian, a pair of personas put on by Australian dudes who work in advertising.
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