Politics & Policy

  • Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse
    Politics & Policy

    With Strange Timing, Pittsburgh Bridge Collapses Hours Before Infrastructure Meeting

    A bridge in Pittsburgh's Frick park collapsed before a presidential infrastructure meeting, reiterating the importance of sustainable development.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Tips to build an eco-friendly house
    Living

    How to Get Started Building the Eco-Friendly House of Your Dreams

    Building an eco-friendly home starts with understanding what aspects of a modern home can be environmentally-friendly.
    By Andrew Krosofsky
  • Do tiny homes appreciate in value?
    Living

    Do Tiny Homes Appreciate in Value?

    Tiny homes may not be as big or expensive as a conventional home, but there are instances where even they appreciate in value.
    By Andrew Krosofsky
  • Tiny house villages near me
    Living

    If You’re Looking for a Tiny House Village Near You, Look No Further

    Tiny house villages are a great way for like-minded individuals to bond and support one another, but how does one go about locating one?
    By Andrew Krosofsky
  • Eco-friendly hobbit homes
    Living

    These Eco-Friendly Hobbit Homes Are a Whimsical Way to Live Low-Impact

    Hobbit homes are the newest, most whimsical way to be eco-friendly, but are they closer to fantasy or reality?
    By Andrew Krosofsky
  • Environmental College Majors
    Community

    College Majors for Eco-Conscious Students Looking to Save the Planet After Graduation

    If you're planning to save the planet after graduation, consider opting into one of these college majors that relate to the environment.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Tesla Berlin
    News

    Tesla's Lawsuit in Berlin Was Dropped — but Here's Why It Started

    Tesla's factory just outside of Berlin went through a major lawsuit that was eventually dropped — here's everything you need to know about it.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • What happens to Olympic Stadiums after the games?
    Community

    Olympic Stadiums: What Happens to Them When the Games Are Over?

    When the Olympic Games are over and done with, what happens to the stadiums and villages that were built specifically to host them?
    By Andrew Krosofsky
  • Glen House
    Travel

    This New England Hotel Is One of the Most Sustainable in the Country (Exclusive)

    On behalf of Chevrolet, I stayed in one of the most sustainable hotels across the country, and spoke to the hospitality manager about its practices.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • Toyko Olympics Sustainability
    News

    Sustainability at the Tokyo Olympics: A Look Into the Recycled Medals, Podiums, and Eco Initiatives

    The Tokyo Olympics have a number of sustainability initiatives.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sustainable Shipping
    Business

    Sustainable Shipping Options to Lower Your Small Business' Environmental Impact

    Packaging and shipping can raise a business' environmental impact, but these sustainable shipping options will vastly improve your small business.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • How eco-friendly is bamboo?
    Style

    Bamboo: Is It As Eco-Friendly As Everyone Seems to Think?

    Bamboo has been steadily gaining popularity as a sustainable textile and building material, but is bamboo actually eco-friendly, or is it greenwashing?
    By Andrew Krosofsky
  • California Fracking Ban
    News

    California Gov. Gavin Newsom Expresses Support to Ban Fracking

    Is the state of California officially going to impose a fracking ban? A new bill was recently proposed, that could completely ban drilling by 2027.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • 3D-printing wood by Forust
    Business

    This Startup is 3D-Printing Wood Made From Upcycled Sawdust (Exclusive)

    Forust that is 3D printing wood by upcycling sawdust and other byproducts from the wood industry that would otherwise be considered waste.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
    News

    New York Power Plant, Indian Point, Shuts Down — Will This Help or Hurt the Environment?

    A major power plant in New York called Indian Point has shut its doors after almost 40 years — but is this really the answer to lower emissions?
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • What is eco brutalism?
    Community

    Eco Brutalism: Why Is the Architectural Style So Controversial?

    Eco brutalism’s environmental message might be clear to some people, but critics are not so sure about how effective it is.
    By Andrew Krosofsky
  • Which states allow tiny home?
    Living

    Tiny Homes Aren't Legal in Every State — Here's Why

    Tiny homes may be one of the best ways to simplify your living situation, but did you know that they aren’t allowed in every U.S. state?
    By Andrew Krosofsky
  • Fukushima Power Plant
    News

    Fukushima: About the 2011 Nuclear Disaster, Updates, and More

    Japan's Fukushima power plant was destroyed in 2011 after a tsunami hit, and its wastewater is about to be rereleased into surrounding waters.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • getty
    Community

    We Can Completely Revitalize the World’s Oceans by 2050, New Study Finds

    Oceans could once again flourish in 2050 — if we make the effort.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Paris Agreement
    Community

    What Is the Paris Agreement? Everything You've Been Wondering About the Landmark Climate Accord

    Here's exactly what the Paris Agreement does.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • What is an Earthship?
    Community

    How Earthships Are Changing the Face of Sustainable Living

    Earthships are said to be the new face of sustainable living, but what exactly are they?
    By Andrew Krosofsky
  • How is Curitiba sustainable?
    Community

    How Curitiba, Brazil Became One of the Most Sustainable Cities on Earth

    Curitiba is perhaps not as well-known as other Brazilian cities, but it is one of the most sustainable cities in the world.
    By Andrew Krosofsky
  • What is eco consulting?
    Business

    How Eco Consulting Can Help Businesses Be More Sustainable

    Eco consulting is a fairly new concept in the world of business and it’s helping wayward corporations become more sustainable.
    By Andrew Krosofsky
  • Rwanda E-Waste Crisis
    News

    Rwanda Is One of Few Countries to Manage and Regulate E-Waste on a National Level

    The e-waste problem is a continuous issue, and has gotten increasingly worse — but Rwanda's combatting efforts have been incredibly practical.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • vancouver homeless
    News

    How Vancouver, B.C. Is Combatting the Housing Crisis With Tiny Townhouses

    How is Vancouver helping its homeless population? A builder in the B.C. Canadian metropolis proposed to house those in need with tiny townhouses.
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • bill de blasio fracking
    News

    Is the North Brooklyn Pipeline Officially Shut Down? Mayor de Blasio Speaks Out

    New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, has spoken out against the North Brooklyn Pipeline project, criticizing National Grid. But is the fight over?
    By Lizzy Rosenberg
  • gm hse youngclimateactivists thumb
    Community

    4 Young Climate Activists on Intersectionality in Climate Justice, Fighting From Home, and More

    In honor of Earth Day, we interviewed four young women fighting for climate justice.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • airline emissions bailout covid
    Travel

    Airlines Must Fly Certain Routes — Even Without Passengers — to Qualify for Bailout Money

    Here's why airline emissions have dropped — but probably not as much as you would've expected. 

    By Carly Sitzer
  • Why Deforestation Is a Problem
    News

    Wondering Why Deforestation Is Such a Big Deal? Here Are the Facts

    There’s general knowledge out there that cutting down trees just isn’t good. But why is deforestation a problem, and what is the impact? Find out now.
    By Kate Brierley
  • carbon emissions dropped in
    Renewables

    CO2 Power Sector Emissions Significantly Dropped in 2019, Thanks to Slow Shift Away from Coal

    Shifting away from coal and towards renewables helped the Earth's CO2 emissions go slightly down in 2019.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • un sustainable development goals
    Home

    What Are the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN?

    As we well know by now, climate change and other environmental issues are not any one person’s concern. They are all of our concerns. That’s why recent coverage of climate change has been calling for international cooperation on all sides.

    By Stephanie Osmanski
  • the ocean cleanup innovation
    Technology

    10 of the Decade's Best Climate Innovations

    The 2010s were filled with innovations that are helping our planet.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • global warming effects
    Community

    What Are the Effects of Global Warming? A Deep Dive Into Climate Change

    While you may already know that the effects of global warming are bad and that climate change will inevitably lead to crisis (if we’re not there already), you may be wondering what the in-depth effects of global warming actually are. 

    By Stephanie Osmanski
  • Greta Thunberg
    News

    Greta Thunberg Has Perfect Response to Brazilian President Calling Her a "Pirralha"

    Greta made a simple yet bold move.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • best environmental charities donate
    Community

    Best Environmental Charities to Donate To

    Fight the climate crisis with your dollar.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • reduce carbon footprint
    Home

    How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home, At School, and More

    There are so many easy ways to lower your carbon footprint around the house.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • earth overshoot day
    News

    Today Marks the Earliest Earth Overshoot Day in History — Here's How We Can Slow Things Down

    We are in debt to our planet.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • thala beach nature reserve main lodge
    Travel

    5 Breathtaking Eco-Friendly Hotels and Resorts From Around the World

    These green hotels are also incredibly gorgeous.

    By Sophie Hirsh
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