Two authors debate whether we should move away from centralized power, water and other utilities or invest more in them.
A Boston program encourages low-income residents to eat healthier by giving them incentives to buy food at farmers markets.
Scientists have discovered that sunflowers can pull radioactive contaminants out of the soil, and researchers cleaning up the Fukushima site in Japan are putting the flowers to the test.
The oil pipeline from Canada to Gulf Coast could provide 700 thousand barrels a day, but critics say it would wreak environmental havoc.
A bill passed by the House would revise the Clean Water Act to give states more authority to determine water quality standards.
A Dutch team is applying the principles of the fair trade to mobile phones to combat the 'conflict mineral trade.'
A new supermarket lets shoppers bring in their own reusable containers for everything from butter to beer.
How extreme weather increases competition for scarce natural resources and increases violence towards the world’s poorest citizens.
Clean energy entrepreneurs are exploring how to turn tidal power into zero-emissions electricity with very little environmental impact.
How personalization on the internet, combined with the influence of social media, creates a 'filter bubble' that limits access to certain kinds of information.