July 2010: The Future of the Environment

July 2010 Cover: The Future of the Environment

Features

Here's how some of the world's greenest communities are shrinking their carbon footprint, and what cities and towns everywhere can learn from them. By Patrick Di Justo

Plans for Tomorrow

Our environmentally perfect future is years away, but architects already have designs prepared for buildings that generate their own power -- and clean their surroundings -- using the sun, wind, and sea. By Suzanne LeBarre

Our staff photog installs a home system that uses shower runoff to flush the toilet. By John B. Carnett

Thousands of Americans are traveling abroad for controversial stem-cell treatments not approved by the FDA. Is it a scam or cutting-edge health care? by Elizabeth Svoboda

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