- US lists polar bear as threatened species
The Interior Department declared the polar bear a threatened species Wednesday because of the loss of Arctic sea ice but also cautioned the decision should [...]
- Recycle To Save Energy–The Sooner The Better
Recycling rates in the U.S. are low and getting lower. The U.S., by far the world’s biggest consumer of aluminum cans, lags behind other industrialized [...]
- UPS Orders 500 Hybrid, CNG Delivery Trucks
UPS is expanding its U.S. Green Fleet from 50 hybrid electric trucks to 250 (the largest commercial order of such trucks by any company), and [...]
- Ramsay orders seasonal-only menu
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay says British restaurants should be fined if they serve fruit and vegetables which are not in season.
He told the BBC that [...]
- World CO2 levels at record high, scientists warn
The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached a record high, according to new figures that renew fears that climate change could begin [...]
- Use of wind energy expected to grow dramatically
Two decades from now Americans could get as much electricity from windmills as from nuclear power plants, according to a government report that lays out [...]
- Poison Ice
Over 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, in the polar dark of a December morning, University of Manitoba Ph.D. student Jesse Carrie is out [...]
- Enterprise goes green with hybrid rentals
The car rental business is slowly undergoing a green evolution, packing its fleets with more hybrids and fuel efficient vehicles.
But so far, it’s been a [...]
- Texans Beat Big Coal, and a Film Shows How
HOUSTON — David had only a slingshot. Texans fighting big coal have Robert Redford.
A year after an uproar over pollution forced a turnaround in plans [...]
- For Seattle Shoppers, Paper or Plastic Could Come with a ‘Green Fee’
The cashier’s chorus has long fallen on deaf ears among the sustainability set here. Paper or plastic? “Neither” is of course the greenest answer.
Soon, however, [...]