Latest Sustainability Stories
4 new myths about climate change—and how to debunk them
What makes an eco-resort truly sustainable?
Longer seasons and smarter travel could make sports more sustainable
Turkey and chicken poop have untapped energy potential
How to enjoy fake meat in a way that actually helps the planet
Biden’s infrastructure act bets big on 3 types of ‘green’ energy tech
Designated ‘net-zero’ lanes could push the shipping industry to clean up its act
Many US students won’t find accurate climate science in their textbooks
Our meat habit is causing pollution issues—by way of our poops
What your elected leaders have been up to at COP26
World leaders promise to end deforestation. Is that even possible?
The people hit worst by climate change get the least airtime at COP26
A quick guide to the climate jargon you’ll hear at COP26
This luxurious fabric breaks down in the ocean without leaving a trace
A guide to COP26 and its most important goals
Countries aren’t moving aggressively enough toward climate goals
Your website could be doing the environment dirty. Here’s how to clean it up.
CEPP could boost the biggest climate policy in US history—if it survives the Senate
If you want sustainable clothes, focus on the farms
Halloween treats can be a trick for the environment—but there are sustainable swaps
New York City’s subway system isn’t ready for a storm-filled future
This Swiss bridge proves it’s possible to reuse concrete
Ancient architecture might be key to creating climate-resilient buildings
Microsoft is making it easier for customers to repair devices. Will other companies follow?
Plastic production is a fossil fuel problem
Undersea vertical farms could be the future of sustainable seafood
Minnesota’s Line 3 pipeline threatens one of North America’s only native grains
One way to cut down air pollutants: call an Uber
How to tell if your sustainable investments really are good for the planet
Midwestern states are paving the way for EV-charging roads
This interactive atlas lets you travel to the future, and past, of climate change
A new program will incentivize utility companies to tap clean sources, and that’s not the only good news
How to eat sustainably without sacrificing your favorite foods
How glassblowers turn silica, soda ash, and lime into stunning works of art
There’s only one country doing its Paris Agreement homework
Humans are pushing into animals’ homes, but nature is as rebellious as ever
Are ‘water positive’ pledges from tech companies just a new kind of greenwashing?
Bamboo fabric is less sustainable than you think
The truth about reusable kitchen essentials
11 percent of food waste comes from our homes
Almost half of the world’s children live in dangerous climate conditions
How publicly owned power could shape the future of clean energy
Renewable energy needs storage. These 3 solutions can help.
How personal carbon allowances can help normal people fight climate change
Volcanoes could be our fiery allies in the fight against carbon emissions
A beginner’s guide to the ‘hydrogen rainbow’
4 reasons to let your lawn grow wild
What do the numbers on plastic mean? And 3 other trashy questions, answered.
How to keep food, plastic, and fabric out of the landfill
Is ‘vegan’ leather really better for the planet?
People are moving into risky flood zones—but they may not have a choice
Composting a human body, explained
To shore up packaging recycling, Maine is making businesses foot the bill
What is ecocide, and why might it be criminalized worldwide?
Worried your Netflix binge is killing the planet? You can chill—for now.
How I converted my Mercedes-Benz to run on veggie oil
Are carbon labels on products just greenwashing?
Indiana wants magnetic highways that wirelessly charge electric vehicles
Floods from storms are destructive, but a humble rain garden can help
The cost of the billionaire space race will be paid in carbon emissions
What the ‘hottest day on record’ really means
Microbes found in cow stomachs could help solve our plastic problem
The argument for a permanent Olympic City
What is ‘degrowth’ and how can it fight climate change?