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Steadily (and quietly), more electric school buses are getting on the road
The vehicles have struggled to gain traction, but school districts are being swayed by new funding options, as well as environmental and health concerns.
Remembering Hazel Henderson and her legacy as environmental activist, futurist
Henderson was known for her work in evolutionary economics, including championing alternative measures of economic prosperity.
What common household items are worth recycling?
The first thing you need to do is find out what your local municipality accepts. And don't put recyclables in plastic bags.
Biden climate team sparks optimism among environmentalists
President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to make the environment a priority in an agenda that would reverse many Trump administration policies.
Backyard chickens have been hip for a while, but building them a $20,000 coop takes the trend to a whole new level
Backyard chicken keeping has taken off in the Bay Area as residents seek ways to disconnect from technology. Most people spend $1,000 or less on their birds and coops, but a wealthier subset of chicken owners have really gotten into it, in some cases sinking $20,000 or more into fancy heritage chickens and ornate homes […]
Ten years later, what we learned from WALL-E
“It's a wicked satire of American consumerism and of environmental degradation, but it also has this cheerful little character," according to sci-fi writer Kim Stanley Robinson.