Oct 30, 2013 We buy (and throw away) our mobile phones at an alarming rate.
Oct 29, 2013 To help fight wildfires, officials often dump orange fire retardant from planes. But some Forest Service employees argue the substance doesn't work as promised.
Oct 22, 2013 The fracking boom is bringing in a surge of development -- and tax revenue -- to North Dakota. Now conservationists have a plan use some of that growth to protect the environment.
Sep 11, 2013 Golden State legislators are voting on whether to weaken a key law protecting the environment. Many say the law has been abused.
Aug 14, 2013 Britain's government supports fracking as a source of cheap gas and jobs but his plans are meeting stiff resistance in the countryside, where New Age protesters and rich conservative country-dwellers want none of it.
May 6, 2015 A listener responds to our conversation about expensive sports programs for kids.
Jun 11, 2013 Many companies focus on short-term results. The CEO of consumer-products giant Unilever, Paul Polman, says long-term strategic planning builds better businesses.
Jun 6, 2013 The Monterrey Bay Aquarium just released a new report on all the sea junk they've discovered over the past 22 years of underwater surveys.
Jun 3, 2013 The timber industry is challenging the sustainable forestry certification of the LEED green-building program state by state.
May 14, 2013 A new satellite could tell us a lot about climate change.