NFL player tackles sustainable beef off the field

Linebacker Will Witherspoon is spreading the message of happy, healthy cows to athletes and congressmembers alike.

Peak Solar

Rockstar climber Alex Honnold scales up solar in Navajo Territory

The outrageous climbing celeb will help install solar power systems into the homes of 30 Navajo elders.


Meet the smart farm you can control with a smartphone

Freight Farms bring hydroponic agriculture to repurposed shipping containers.

Climate & Energy

The full Monte: Beloved Montana artist makes bold statement on climate and coal

Monte Dolack has been painting the animals of Montana for the last 40 years. In a new show, Dolack turns a critical eye to coal.


Up the creek by pedal power: An Englishman bikes the Hudson Valley

Nick Hand rode 500 miles from Manhattan to Hudson Falls, following Pete Seeger's "dirty stream," interviewing and photographing working people along the way.

Climate & Energy

The brightest bulb: Rising energy star scores seat with FLOTUS at State of the Union

Tyrone Davis sat with Michelle Obama during the State of the Union address. His specialty: Helping businesses save energy, and helping the climate at the same time.


Man of the cloth: Zace the Great grows organic, heirloom veggies — and blue jeans

On a farm in the hills of Ohio, 36-year-old Zachary Myers has built a cottage industry on vintage denim.


The kids are alright: Erin Schrode helps teens go green

Teens Turning Green co-founder Erin Schrode found a receptive and curious audience by approaching sustainability in ways teens find palpable.

Climate & Energy

Polar bear-lesque: The weirdest, sexiest way to confront climate change

As the planet warms, we'll all be wearing less clothing, but Una Aya Osato is getting in on the game early.