A recent DOE study found that geothermal generation seems poised to take off in the next 40 years. For now, though, our sustainability columnist is asking readers to back renewed energy efficiency tax deductions for commercial buildings.
Tired of waiting for politicians, billionaire Michael Bloomberg told this year's graduating class of MIT engineers that he is pledging $500 million of his own money to push cities, states and utilities to switch to clean energy by 2030.
With dire climate predictions bombarding us daily, it's easy to freak out or just grow numb. But children of the Cold War know what it's like to grow up with fear. The best response then and now is just to put our faith in science and ingenuity to...
From coffee mugs and hybrid vehicles to vinyl records and even streaming music, being green is not always easy. But don't get discouraged, our sustainability writer suggests. Just keep striving to make things better.
April 22 is Earth Day, established by the U.S. in 1970. Today, as debates still rage in Washington over the proposed 'Green New Deal', we look back on the extraordinary period of apparent consensus that launched a global environmental movement.