“Cheap renewable energy is killing India’s coal-based power plants”

“Renewable energy prices in India are crashing, leaving coal-based power plants in the country financially unviable in their wake. Over the last year, wind and solar power tariffs have fallen to a record low of around Rs2.4 per unit, much… Read More

“Visit These 6 Countries Known For Sustainable Tourism”

“There are lots of beautiful places in the world. Lots. Without seeming overly alarmist, though, they are dwindling in number. Climate change, population growth, urban overdevelopment, overtourism, and loss of biodiversity are all contributing to detrimental change that… Read More

“What Exxon Knew and When They Knew It: Climate Science in S.F. Federal Court”

“It’s not a trial, nor is it quite a debate, but what’s happening Wednesday in Judge William Alsup’s federal courtroom is an unusual and possibly unprecedented proceeding. That’s because Alsup has ordered a four-hour tutorial on climate change– what… Read More

“How Electric Vehicles will go Mainstream – The Big Picture”

“The Tesla Model S is cool: fast, stylish, and fun to drive. But Elon Musk’s master stroke was to create an ecosystem that enabled intrigued consumers to consider Tesla a realistic alternative to a conventional car. Tesla’s network of 120-kW fast-charging stations,… Read More

“Report: States should replace bus fleets with electric buses”

“BOSTON — States should move quickly to replace their old, diesel-fueled bus fleets with electric-powered buses to help wean the country off fossil fuels. That’s the conclusion of a report released Thursday by the Massachusetts Public Interest Research… Read More

“A Century-Old Dairy Ditches Cows For High-Tech Plant Milk”

“Both sides of my family were in the dairy business, so I was involved from a young age,” says Schwartz, now 83. “Since I was 6 years old, I would work for my father on weekends and vacations,… Read More

“20% of U.S. Diets Responsible for Almost Half of Country’s Food-Related Emissions, Study Finds”

“The study was the first to look at the environmental impact of individual diets in the U.S., and found that 20 percent of Americans account for 46 percent of the country’s food-related greenhouse-gas emissions. Seventy percent of the… Read More

“Lyft makes its trips carbon neutral in bid to fight climate change”

“The San Francisco-based ride-hailing company announced Thursday that it will pay for a range of environmentally beneficial projects to compensate for the emissions from the millions of car journeys it provides every week. The tactic, known as carbon… Read More

“In Norway, an Ambitious New Standard for Green Building Is Catching On”

“In Drøbak, Norway, there’s a little school that’s one of the most unique — and possibly the greenest — in the world. On top, solar panels face the sun at a 33-degree angle, and beneath, energy wells tap… Read More

“Tougher climate policies could save a stunning 150 million lives, researchers find”

“There is an overlooked benefit to greatly lowering carbon emissions worldwide, a new study says. In addition to preserving Arctic sea ice, reducing sea-level rise and alleviating other effects of global warming, it would probably save more than… Read More