- Mounting Costs Slow the Push for Clean Coal
WASHINGTON — For years, scientists have had a straightforward idea for taming global warming. They want to take the carbon dioxide that spews from coal-burning [...]
- How Green Is the College? Time the Showers
OBERLIN, Ohio — Lucas Brown, a junior at Oberlin College here, was still wet from the shower the other morning as he entered his score [...]
- Can restaurants go green, earn green?
ARLINGTON, Va. — Ted Turner struts into one of his busiest restaurants at lunch hour and is ogled by startled customers. One overeager diner leaps [...]
- Plastic Finds a Second Life and Skirts the Dump
WHAT do brushing your teeth and recycling plastic have in common?
More than you might think.
Recycline, a company founded here in 1996, transforms recycled plastic into [...]
- Ice Dwellers Are Finding Less Ice to Dwell On
Nobody knows how many walruses the world holds. Recent surveys by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and others put the number at roughly [...]
- Tokyoites least eco-minded of rich city dwellers: poll
Japan may be at the cutting edge of green technologies, but its capital has the least environmentally conscious residents of eight of the world’s richest [...]
- Recycling options lag the compact fluorescent push
It’s a message being drummed into the heads of homeowners everywhere: Swap out those incandescent lights with longer-lasting compact fluorescent bulbs and cut your electric [...]
- Malibu to ban plastic bags
An ordinance unanimously adopted by Malibu’s City Council this week will soon make plastic bags a thing of the past among its 13,000 residents and [...]
- Phils unveil new strategy: Green power
The Phillies players all wore green hats last night. Whether it did anything to help their game, no one will know.
But it was a sign [...]
- The Promise of Green Paint
When it comes to building, renovating and maintaining a home, paint is a little like milk: it’s a staple, a basic ingredient. And much like [...]