Living

The Future Is Awful

Mysterious hell-watch measures how sustainable you are in life and in bed

Are your showers too long and your rolls in the hay too short? This watch from Spain will sound the alarm.

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Bob’s Burgers loves trees almost as much as butts

Animation is going greener — and we're not just talking about The Hulk.

Climate & Energy

Sea level “jumps” 5 inches. Probably nothing to worry about

Every once in a while, Mother Nature throws a curve ball.

Living

Climate change is the ultimate gentrifier

If you're really worried about gentrification, your best bet is tackling problems related to racial inequities and climate change vulnerability.

Living

Baths vs. showers, an eco-smackdown

A reader frets that taking long baths may be bad for the planet. Umbra says she's in hot water.

Climate & Energy

Meet Obama’s chief resilience officer

Harriet Tregoning, a rock star in the world of smart growth and urban planning, is now the head of HUD’s Office of Economic Resilience.

FUELED BY HANGOVERS

The only time driving and booze mix: Scotch biofuels

Scottish researchers could make your post-work Rusty Nail a little more eco-conscious. Cheers!

Living

Drop everything and watch this video of our gorgeous planet

This time-lapse from the International Space Station will stop you in your tracks.

Shrinking Pains

Micro-living isn’t just a Portlandia sketch — it’s my life

This fictional home has a bathtub and I don’t even have a bathroom sink, but I get it: Tiny living is not easy.

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