With the average college student producing 640 pounds of solid waste each year, college administrators across the country and students themselves know that something must change. As students at the University of Geor… Learn more.
It’s that time of year. Holiday decorations line the streets, days are getting short, and temperatures are falling (well, theoretically at least, it’s still been in the 50’s and 60’s here in Washington). It’s a… Learn more.
The irony of the world’s climate change negotiators meeting in Doha this week cannot be lost on anyone taking an interest in climate change. Qatar is hardly a model of the low carbon economy. With annual per cap… Learn more.
It's been more than a decade since global leaders met in Stockholm, Sweden, to sign a treaty with the goal of eliminating persistent organic pollutants making their way into our food chain — such as harmful pestici… Learn more.
Calls to “protect the environment” ring out across issues as diverse as climate change, biodiversity loss, deforestation, water conservation and chemical contamination. I believe it is time to abandon this type o… Learn more.
Climate change is widely expected to disrupt future fire patterns around the world, with some regions, such as the western United States, seeing more frequent fires within the next 30 years, according to a new analysis l… Learn more.
A layover at JFK International Airport could actually be quite refreshing if you could breathe cleaner air in a literally green room. That is Carnegie Mellon University architecture student Anna Rosenblum's idea: … Learn more.
GABORONE, BOTSWANA. You wouldn’t know there’s a food crisis in Botswana, one of Africa’s wealthiest and most stable countries, because it’s a silent one. This is not the doom and gloom Africa that we often he… Learn more.
[caption id="attachment_18404" align="aligncenter" width="680" caption="Some rights reserved by Dave Pinter via Flickr"][/caption] Rick Perry, was once quoted as saying: “The air we breathe, the water we drink, and … Learn more.
Adding lime juice to water being treated with a solar disinfection method removes detectable levels of harmful bacteria such as E. coli significantly faster than solar disinfection alone, researchers say. “For many … Learn more.