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Texas Republican Party The Real 'Extremist' in Climate Fightnew

Hot? Dumb question. Unless you work in an ice factory, movie theater, or chilly data center, you know you are.
San Antonio Current  |  Greg Harman  |  08-23-2012  |  Environment

Can Berkeley Tackle its Plastics Problem?new

The city is taking its first steps toward recycling mixed plastics.
East Bay Express  |  Nate Seltenrich  |  04-13-2012  |  Environment

The Bicycle Diaries of a Big Girl: Not easy being greennew

Katelyn attempts a cycling challenge with a focus on green living. Find out if she fails. *SPOILER ALERT* She does.
NUVO  |  Katelyn Coyne  |  04-06-2012  |  Sports

EcoHouse enables affordable energy upgradesnew

Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership's EcoHouse program offers qualified participants up to $15,000 in loans to make energy efficient repairs & appliance upgrades.
NUVO  |  Cami Ward  |  04-05-2012  |  Environment

New Venture Capital Plan Aims to Grow Clean Tech Jobsnew

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Rock Clapper wants to turn green cards into green jobs in Marina. Clapper is applying to make the city a hub for a foreign national investment fund that could grow to $75 million and create 1,500 jobs.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Zachary Stahl  |  12-17-2009  |  Environment

Outdoor Clothing Companies Go Greennew

New materials are giving outdoor gear a green hue as companies look to bamboo and recycling clothing to meet consumer demand for environmentally friendly options.
Boise Weekly  |  Deanna Darr  |  07-15-2009  |  Recreation

'The World Without Us' Offers the Anti-Apocolypsenew

This was not the first time Alan Weisman had examined nature's resilience in the absence, nor near-absence, of humans.
INDY Week  |  Gerry Canavan  |  09-11-2008  |  Nonfiction

Ecoholic: Let's Jet-pool, Darlingnew

How much pollution is created by all these celebrities flying to town for the Toronto International Film Festival?
NOW Magazine  |  Adria Vasil  |  09-08-2008  |  Advice

San Diego Researchers Get Beyond Biofuelnew

Really, this is about scum. Green, slimy, don't-swim-in-the-water scum that just might save the world.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Eric Wolff  |  09-03-2008  |  Environment

Ecoholic: When Rowdy Raccoons Take Overnew

Raccoons are taking over my balcony, destroying plants and tearing up garbage. Is there an eco-friendly way to deal with them?
NOW Magazine  |  Adria Vasil  |  09-02-2008  |  Advice

Ecoholic: Driving a Greener Rentalnew

It ain't all that straightforward to rent the greenest cars. On summer weekends, pretty much every rental agency has an official or not so official policy against renting out economy cars for just a day.
NOW Magazine  |  Adria Vasil  |  08-26-2008  |  Advice

Ecoholic: The Hunt for 100-mile Beernew

You've recommended organic beer, but the ingredients come from all over the world. Does anyone use strictly ­local ingredients?
NOW Magazine  |  Adria Vasil  |  08-08-2008  |  Advice

Ecoholic: Is Your Cottage a Lakefront Menace or an Earthly Paradise?new

Though I feel a little guilty about the drive, I love going to the cottage. Any advice on greening the experience?
NOW Magazine  |  Adria Vasil  |  07-28-2008  |  Advice

Teacher Bikes 6,000 Miles a Year for Better Health and a Cleaner Environmentnew

Since the summer of 2000, Redman has been bicycling 11 miles to work and back, a total of about 22 miles a day. He cycles five days a week when he is teaching at Franklin High School in nearby Highland Park, and he does that 34 weeks a year.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Christopher Nyerges  |  07-14-2008  |  Transportation

Former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney Poised to Capture Green Party Nominationnew

Here's the skinny on McKinney: No issue is too uncomfortable, no viewpoint too controversial.
Illinois Times  |  R. L. Nave  |  07-14-2008  |  Politics

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