Nuclear power's future in the U.S. may have less to do with generations-old fears about nuclear energy than the price of natural gas.
In 2002, a fire destroyed the environmental education center in Pittsburgh's Frick Park. But the new center, now under construction, will be a world-class green building.
Many of us have a hard enough time processing the threats and realities of climate change ourselves. But explaining those issues to our children can be even trickier.
So when Uncle Larry gets on his soapbox, is it better to let it go or take him on? Here are some tips for talking politics with family—thoughtfully.
The homogenization of the food supply not only means the loss of a more diverse way of eating, but the loss of important cultural legacies.
As Rust Belt cities embark on a post-industrial future, how can we build communities that are both sustainable and inclusive?
In the 1970s, climate change was only just emerging as a political issue. But at least one big energy company already knew that burning fossil fuels was changing the atmosphere.
If you needed a reminder of how big a deal climate change is, a few minutes with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert should do the trick.
Recycling wastewater into drinking water can be a solution for the world's water shortages—if we can get over the gross-out factor.
You might be afraid of spiders, but not all of them are aggressive. In fact, many live in cooperative social groups that aren't all that different from human societies.