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McCain, Obama Race To Promise More Plug-In Cars, Clean Driving

Popular Mechanics | Chris Ladd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the fight for the White House turned into an all-out energy policy battle this summer, both Senators John McCain and Barack Obama have thrown their...

RNC Strives To Be The Greenest Convention In GOP History

Politico | Dennis Lien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the race for greenness, Republicans are picking up the pace for their upcoming national convention in St. Paul. Think hybrid electric trucks deliv...

California Puts Green Chemistry Under the Microscope

Joel Makower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joel Makower

What strikes me as a big problem is the opposition of the chemical industry toward basic policy steps that would level the playing field for green chemistry.

Life Cycle: Green Shoe Fetish

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

In terms of Mama Earth, your walking shoes definitely walk all over her. They have plastic components that produce emissions when manufactured AND during their decomposing process.

Back To School Shopping For Green Kids

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Aisles of back to school shopping are beginning to sprout up in stores nationwide, encouraging a level of consumerism that is not particularly green. ...

Composting Guide: Indoor Or Outdoors, You Can Cut Down On Waste

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whether you plan to compost in your home or outside, composting is the foundation for organic and sustainable gardening. Every day 200 million pounds ...

Administration Diverts Comments On New Endangered Species Act

Treehugger | Jeremy Elton Jacquot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sure, the Fish and Wildlife Service is interested in reading your comments about the Bush administration's latest gutting of the Endangered Species Ac...

Samsung's New Eco-Phone Exterior Made Of Corn

New York Times | Danielle Belopotosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Samsung is hoping to steal a little of the Olympic spotlight in Beijing on Thursday as it unveils its latest "eco-phone." The E200 Eco is the third ph...

Freecycling: Save Dough, Save Stuff

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Freecycling is a phenomenon that enables people to give unneeded but usable items to others at no cost. Whether you call it ethical shopping, sustain...

Peak Oil Reader: Where To Start Learning About Peak Oil

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Peak oil is the point at which worldwide oil production is reached. Once the oil supply peaks, petroleum extraction will decline, prices will increase...

Chevy Volt Featured In Commercial Aired During Olympics (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

General Motors is already aggressively marketing its Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid via the Summer Olympics although the car is not expected in showrooms u...

Best Green Toiletries: Sniffing Around For Greenest Deodorant?

Grist | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Upon moving to Washington, D.C., about a year ago, I quickly realized two things: Our Nation's Capitol was built on a swamp and The Hill is called tha...

The Forgotten Extinction: Heritage Livestock

Jenna Woginrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenna Woginrich

Due to the assembly line style of meat production, the animals we eat have dwindled to a small number of industrial-strength breeds.

From Oil To Natural Gas Heating: More Americans Switching

Wall Street Journal | Jeremy Singer-Vine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Suzanne and Dave Francione figured they could reduce their heating bill by $1,300 this winter by switching from oil to natural gas, so they called the...

New Solar Panel Loan Will Light Up The Neighborhood

Time | Bryan Walsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There were limits to how green Bruce Letvin was willing to go. For years, the 53-year-old anatomy professor had wanted to install solar panels on his ...

Kangaroo Meat Better For Environment

Reuters | Michael Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SYDNEY - Farming kangaroos instead of sheep and cattle in Australia could cut by almost a quarter the greenhouse gases produced by grazing livestock, ...

8 Ecofriendly Facebook Applications

Maura Judkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maura Judkis

Aside from being a welcome distraction for office drones across the country, Facebook applications can do some good.

Will China Design The First Plug-In Hybrid?

Treehugger | Michael Graham Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BYD is China's largest battery maker. Chances are, if you have a cellphone or a mp3 player, you have one of their products. The company is getting int...

Gotta Be There At Invesco Field

Calvin Gipson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Calvin Gipson

Yes, I admit I'm caught up in Obamamania. I have been one of the fans (as the McCain campaign likes to describe me) ever since I saw Obama speak in January at Denver University.

GOP Rep. To Pelosi: Jesus Already Saved The Earth

TPM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kooky Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) recently said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn't need to save the planet because Jesus already did...

A Cooler Shade of Giving

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dennis Whittle

Recently we launched GlobalGiving Green - a new part of the site that highlights projects that BOTH fight global warming AND improve local economic, ...

Life Cycle: Think Yoga is Healthy? Not on a PVC mat.

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Life Cycle is a series of posts that takes a closer look at the stuff we use and love. It's the end of class. You're breathing deeply, surrenderi...

How To Transition Your Home Off Oil

Chelsea Green | Stephen and Rebekah Hren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Puttering around your own home, you may think the possibility of freeing it from fossil fuels to be somewhat remote. As our culture has progressed dow...

Drop In V-8 Engine Demand Prompts Ford To Fire 300 From Detroit-Area Plant

AP | Dee-Ann Durbin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT (AP) -- Ford Motor Co. is laying off 300 workers at its Romeo Engine Plant near Detroit because of a drop in demand for its V-8 engines, a com...

Who's Getting The Oil Industry's Support? Obama Favored By Exxon Employees, McCain Raised More Oil Money

Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kate Sheppard

While McCain has brought in three times more money from the oil and gas industry, Obama is the favored candidate of executives from several of the biggest companies, including ExxonMobil, according to reports from Federal Election Commission as of July 29, 2008.