I Tried to Make My Home Energy Efficient and It's Ruining My Life
People across America are pitched what seems like a win-win: make your house more climate-friendly for little or no money down. Advocates say it's a nightmare.
The Sick Day Issue
How Does It Work?: Alternative Energy
The move away from fossil fuels seems to be gaining momentum, and a number of creative solutions have emerged.
France Just Banned Plastic Cups and Cutlery
France is thought to be the first country in the world to introduce a ban on disposable cups, plates, knives, and forks in a bid to cut waste.
Two Words: Laser Windmill
Studio Roosegaarde pairs light art and green energy in 'Windlicht.'
Charge Your Phone with This 3D-Printed Tree
VTT designs a new energy-harvesting prototype with patterned solar panels for leaves, and a biocomposite trunk.
Architects Plan To Save Urban Wildlife With A Floating Nature Tower
We spoke to Waterstudio co-founder Koen Olthuis about his ambitious plan to build floating wildlife preserves inside major cities.
A Duck-Shaped Solar Pavilion Could Help Power Copenhagen
The future of solar energy is right around the corner— and it's shaped like a giant duck.