Tackling Global Water Issues
Mark Shannon, founder of the US Strategic Water Initiative, sets out major themes
Smart cameras network monitors poaching of endangered animals in Kenya by triangulating gunshots and snapping photos
We can feed a growing world for decades to come provided that we invest in research not only in the advanced countries, but everywhere
The top 1 percent accounts for more than its share, but not by as wide a margin as in the income or wealth gaps
Knowing how much energy your computers, TVs, and cell phones could make you a better consumer—or not
"A scary statistic" embodies the dilemmas ahead
International competition for sustainable sanitation solutions tailored for 2.5 billion people who live without flush toilets and clean water
People aren’t conserving energy for love or money—you have to trick them into it
How much would it take for you to drive to work an hour early?
Micheal Klare examines the global competition for Earth's dwindling reserves of oil, minerals, and fertile land
It sounds like a nifty idea, but will it ever be much more than that?
In 2012, there will finally be a first-rate LED bulb you can afford
With cautionary notes about the potential of the smart grid
Residents of LEED-certified building in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, believe what's good for the environment is good for them too.
Now, Columbia University puts the benefits to the test, in comprehensive green roof research.
A creative renovation of Stanford University's data centers saves money and energy
Mayors of more than 1000 American cities pledge to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions
A new kind of rural community is an ideal of sustainable living.
High-tech engineers create low-tech improvements to life in the developing world
Creating a biodegradable replacement for synthetic insulation and plastic packaging with mushrooms.
A race has begun among cement companies to find a more sustainable recipe for the old standby