The most basic shift we can make in redefining success in our lives has to do with our strained relationship with sleep. As Dr. Michael Roizen, ch...
Of course, getting more sleep is easier said than done -- believe me, I know! This is especially true in a culture that's wired and connected 24/7. An...
Geology and biology are blending in a fascinating way to create a breakthrough new construction material: concrete that can heal its own cracks. The secret weapon? Bacteria.
Liter of Light is the latest project launched by the MyShelter Foundation, an organization dedicated to bringing low-cost, innovative green technology to rural communities with limited resources.
Solar panels are growing in popularity, and it doesn't look like a trend that will be going away anytime soon.
Hamster lovers far and wide were thrilled when Kia announced they were taking their hip, iconic Soul electric. Kia's EV offering is smart, sexy, fun...
Not only is it great to be able to have centralized, remote control over one's devices but it is also a game changer to be able to collect data about the functioning and interaction of these machines.
While the negative impact of e-waste is vast and growing, most people are probably unaware of its reach. The lack of proper recycling leads to harmful toxins like lead and mercury leaching into the environment.
Sustainability is top of mind as this week we mark Earth Day and Arbor Day, tributes aimed at raising respect for the environment. That makes this the perfect moment to note a new Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report that says, "Brands that place packaging" into commerce must take more responsibility for its life cycle impact.
Carbon dioxide levels are rising. Air quality is getting worse. Whole species are disappearing forever. Some environmentalists say we are on our way to our own extinction. Is there a solution that will save humanity? Could our salvation be pond scum?
Though falling gas prices are affording Americans some financial breathing room, the dramatic drop is in no way an indication that we are approaching utopia.
You are a homeowner and you're interested in solar power because it can help save money on utility bills and power your home with renewable energy. But you don't understand how the varying solar financing terms work. Financing terms can be confusing, but they don't have to be.
If you're familiar with geothermal energy, you know most existing geothermal projects rely on high-temperature permeable rock relatively near the surface that has its own naturally occurring water supply.
In the modern city, space, as any over zealous estate agent will gleefully tell you, is at a premium.
The eco world is all abuzz over aquaponics as the latest go-to green technology. It is an effective method for raising seedlings and fish farming in closed-loop systems. With this knowledge, Schools for Sustainability trekked across an island to find this still-rare system in action in a country that has been using aquaponics since pre-Columbian times!
Why do we keep reading about unreliability as the problem with a 100-percent clean power future? The media confuses intermittency with unreliability. A full moon is intermittent -- and so are eruptions of Old Faithful. But we would not describe either of them as "unreliable."