A ribbon cutting ceremony for a green apartment building was held today in Brighton Beach, on the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated this neighborhood in southern Brooklyn.
While we often showcase tiny homes with modernist leanings, some of us may secretly yearn for a more rustic package -- on wheels.
The fight against one of the most common nutritional blood disorders in the world may be getting an effective low-tech tool that could be used for better diagnosis in the developing world.
According to Deutsche Bank Right now, the cost of a rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system has reached grid parity - which means it costs the same or less than getting electricity from the power grid - in 10 U.S.
Burning wood for heat has several advantages: it's cheap, it burns hot and it's relatively better suited to places that are off-the-grid and rurally located.
The following post is sponsored by Plated. We’ve all been there. It’s 7:30 on a Wednesday night, you’re just getting home, and all you’ve got in your refrigerated arsenal is frozen shrimp and—if you’re lucky—some cocktail sauce.
The grey wolf was taken off the federal list of protected species in 2012, having recovered from being nearly hunted to extinction by the mid-twentieth century.
Frank Gehry made a rude gesture recently, that can't be shown on a family friendly site like TreeHugger.
Kids spend anywhere from 5 to 7 hours per day in front of a screen, often without supervision. This app allows parents to easily discover constructive media that fits their family values.
Alternative energy cannot take over from fossil fuels without a way to bridge over the peaks and troughs that can occur when the wind fades or the sun dips.
The European Union recently agreed to a 40% reduction in CO2 emissions, based on 1990 levels, by 2030.
Say goodbye to toxic cleaners. Look no further than the fridge and pantry to learn how to clean everything from pots and pans to yucky grills to carpets.
Want some help choosing healthier, simpler, and greener food choices? EWG's new Food Scores has you covered.
Sweet potatoes aren’t the only challenger to the conventional potato’s French-fried dominance. In fact, there are many fruits and veggies that make for a great alternative to french fries (or what our British friends might call chips).
If you live in a hot, dry climate like much of Australia or the southwest United States, grey water recovery and reuse makes a lot of sense.
Brent Ehrlich, Paula Melton, and Alex Wilson of BuildingGreen are some of the smartest people in green building, and every year at Greenbuild they dig up what they call " green building products that make fundamental transformations to “business as usual” in the design and construction industry." Every year when I cover their choices, I try to make them sound exciting, but it's often hard.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have made it harder for anyone to use range anxiety as an excuse for not wanting to own an electric car.
Use these 7 tips to reduce time and money spent, wasted food, and the number of nights you order in because "there's nothing in the house to eat." “If you ever walk into a store without a plan,” writes Trent Hamm of The Simple Dollar, “it’s highly likely you’re going to walk out the door with something you didn’t intend to buy.” The grocery store is full of delicious temptations that are arranged cleverly to trigger cravings and spontaneous purchases.
At Brooklyn Fare, a sizable grocer on Manhattan’s west side, Common Good products aren’t with the other dish soaps, detergents and cleansers.
With the biggest temperature changes ahead of us, it can be hard to predict how climate change will affect the world.