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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- It is about time that people acknowledged that it's not just cyclists that hit their heads. Helmets for everybody! It is about time that people acknowledged that it's not just cyclists that hit their heads. Helmets for everybody!
$27 billion spent in mitigation grants over the past 23 years has yielded $158 billion in societal savings This story was originally published by CityLab and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In financial terms, 2017 was t
What better way to celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day than by caving to the cute factor with videos of bitty penguins? What better way to celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day than by caving to the cute factor with videos of bitty penguins?
The former mayor of Boulder wonders if corporate utilities might make better friends than foes. Back in 2010, the city of Boulder, Colorado, decided to break up with its corporate electricity provider and generate its own power. Going it alone, the c
What better way to celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day than by caving to the cute factor with videos of bitty penguins? What better way to celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day than by caving to the cute factor with videos of bitty penguins?
"When risk cascades through a complex system, the danger is not of incremental damage but of 'runaway collapse.'"Climate change and extreme weather topped the World Economic Forum’s annual list of risks facing businesses. Out of 10 major th
Elevated above the trees outside a village in France, is this unique treehouse you can rent. Elevated above the trees outside a village in France, is this unique treehouse you can rent.
Science advisory committees are being sidelined as Scott Pruitt prioritizes partnering with industry.A newreport from the Union of Concerned Scientists details how science advisory committees have gone by the wayside in the first year of Trumps presi
I used to avoid repeating recipes. Now I depend on it. I used to avoid repeating recipes. Now I depend on it.
NASA found that only 2016 was warmer.This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Its official: 2017 was one of the hottest years ever recorded on Earth. On Thursday, NASA repor
A study found that, after teaching a lesson outside, teachers were able to hold kids' attention for nearly twice as long during a subsequent indoor lesson. A study found that, after teaching a lesson outside, teachers were able to hold kids' attentio
"Mesh networking" can extend internet access to far-flung regions.The town of Rigolet, in remote Newfoundland, has its own app its called eNuk. The app collects reports and photos from users. Among other things, it tracks the climate conditions that
Sorry, shoppers, but empty supermarket shelves could be a good thing. Sorry, shoppers, but empty supermarket shelves could be a good thing.
"Mesh networking" can extend internet access to far-flung regions.The town of Rigolet, in remote Newfoundland, has its own app its called eNuk. The app collects reports and photos from users. Among other things, it tracks the climate conditions that
Our photo of the day is a lesson in biodiversity. Our photo of the day is a lesson in biodiversity.
Young Republicans, reformed lobbyists, and green Tea Partiers: Meet Americas eco-right. Todd Tanner has a pretty sweet offer for his fellow Montanans: a new shotgun in exchange for science-based evidence that hes wrong about climate change. The conse
A contemporary design for an earthquake-resistant, modular home. A contemporary design for an earthquake-resistant, modular home.
Young Republicans, reformed lobbyists, and green Tea Partiers: Meet Americas eco-right. Todd Tanner has a pretty sweet offer for his fellow Montanans: a new shotgun in exchange for science-based evidence that hes wrong about climate change. The conse
There are not many surprises, other than Columbus, Ohio and Toronto, Canada There are not many surprises, other than Columbus, Ohio and Toronto, Canada
Some articles were borderline inaccurate. Others were elaborate misinformation.Some of these articles are sensationalized very nearly to the point of inaccuracy. Others are cases of “elaborate misinformation.” A reviewfromClimate
Why buy if you can borrow? These companies show how the fashion industry can be kinder to the environment -- and your wallet! Why buy if you can borrow? These companies show how the fashion industry can be kinder to the environment -- and your wallet
Some articles were borderline inaccurate. Others were elaborate misinformation.Some of these articles are sensationalized very nearly to the point of inaccuracy. Others are cases of “elaborate misinformation.” A reviewfromClimate
The drones revealed that the numbers for olive ridleys were higher than thought. The drones revealed that the numbers for olive ridleys were higher than thought.
Expert input is pretty low on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's list of priorities.On Tuesday, 10 out of 12 advisory board members resigned, leaving the board crippled. We understand the complexity of transition but our requests to engage have been ign
After the California fires, the building expert has some suggestions that really make sense for anyone building. After the California fires, the building expert has some suggestions that really make sense for anyone building.
Expert input is pretty low on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's list of priorities.On Tuesday, 10 out of 12 advisory board members resigned, leaving the board crippled. We understand the complexity of transition but our requests to engage have been ign
Prime Minister May is hoping to cheer up the millions of Britons who live in a sad and unhealthy state of chronic loneliness. Prime Minister May is hoping to cheer up the millions of Britons who live in a sad and unhealthy state of chronic loneliness
It's rare to come across such a tangible way to fight climate change. Q. My siblings and I recently inherited mineral rights on our mothers property in West Virginia. Weve already been contacted to lease them to an energy company for drilling. What s
The Myanmar snub-nosed monkey may survive because of work by communities, NGOs and the Myanmar and Chinese governments. The Myanmar snub-nosed monkey may survive because of work by communities, NGOs and the Myanmar and Chinese governments.
It's rare to come across such a tangible way to fight climate change. Q. My siblings and I recently inherited mineral rights on our mothers property in West Virginia. Weve already been contacted to lease them to an energy company for drilling. What s
Kids aren't stupid, nor will they shatter, but most school playground rules treat them like they are. Kids aren't stupid, nor will they shatter, but most school playground rules treat them like they are.
A new initiative could helpalleviate the environmental burdens that black communities face.Over the next year, theNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People will install solar panels on 20 households and 10 community centers, train 10
These stupid headlines miss the whole point- Microwaves use very little power, slightly more than a 7 watt LED bulb over its lifetime. These stupid headlines miss the whole point- Microwaves use very little power, slightly more than a 7 watt LED bulb
A new initiative could helpalleviate the environmental burdens that black communities face.Over the next year, theNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People will install solar panels on 20 households and 10 community centers, train 10
It's hard not to respect the legacy of this herd. It's hard not to respect the legacy of this herd.
Two L.A. lawmakers say fossil fuel companies should take financial responsibility for California's enormous disaster relief bill.California has had a hell of a year: droughts, wildfires, and now, mudslides. As taxpayers shoulder the brunt of the stat
She picks trash on her way to and from school. And she's not going to let anyone stop her. She picks trash on her way to and from school. And she's not going to let anyone stop her.
Two L.A. lawmakers say fossil fuel companies should take financial responsibility for California's enormous disaster relief bill.California has had a hell of a year: droughts, wildfires, and now, mudslides. As taxpayers shoulder the brunt of the stat
In almost all aspects, it lives up to the hype, says Edmunds. But man is that screen a distraction... In almost all aspects, it lives up to the hype, says Edmunds. But man is that screen a distraction...
Watch our video to find out what we have to change. original video: https://youtu.be/lH4WpBbX0oE You may have heard the delicate whispers on the wind: “China doesn’t want to take our recycling anymore.” And you ignored t
A boring bathroom gets an amazing hand-drawn makeover. A boring bathroom gets an amazing hand-drawn makeover.
Watch our video to find out what we have to change. original video: https://youtu.be/lH4WpBbX0oE You may have heard the delicate whispers on the wind: “China doesn’t want to take our recycling anymore.” And you ignored t
Host gatherings with friends both outdoors and in your home, while sharing food prep to make it more affordable. Host gatherings with friends both outdoors and in your home, while sharing food prep to make it more affordable.
The National Park Service had16 free-entrance daysback in 2016. Now, there are just four.The Department of Interior is doing something that isnt the worst! Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Retweet to spread the word Were waiving entrance fees for al
On TreeHugger we often say "take the stairs!" but escalators have changed how we get around. On TreeHugger we often say "take the stairs!" but escalators have changed how we get around.
The National Park Service had16 free-entrance daysback in 2016. Now, there are just four.The Department of Interior is doing something that isnt the worst! Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Retweet to spread the word Were waiving entrance fees for al
The fact that Iceland specializes in frozen food has not daunted its directors, who say they'll switch to recyclable paper and pulp trays. The fact that Iceland specializes in frozen food has not daunted its directors, who say they'll switch to recyc
We need to kick fossil fuels to the curb immediately. So we can't ignore any of ou