Culture & Design
Shipping crates of bottles around the world leaves a huge carbon footprint. Some startups are looking for a better way.
Hamburgers and fossil fuels are both dense sources of energy, and society has made them convenient. That doesn’t mean they’re good for us.
Moment Motor Company transforms beloved vintage models into EVs.
Greywater is household water collected from sinks, washing machines, and showers that can be reused for landscape irrigation. Here’s what to consider before converting your plumbing.
The five-part series “Our Great National Parks” will feature locations around the world and premieres on April 13.
Douglas Durst is fighting a city rule that would cap building emissions. Despite its many innovative sustainable design features, his Bank of America Tower faces millions in fines if it can’t alter its energy use.
With renewable energy powered by wind and solar and an environmentally friendly economy, South Korea’s Jeju Island could have been a perfect place to get off fossil fuels
Passive homes adhere to a set of design principles that can slash energy consumption by 75%
The fashion industry, which relies heavily on fossil fuels for production of polyester fabrics, accounts for 10% of global carbon dioxide emissions. More clothing is being produced–and and thrown away—than ever.
Almost every Olympics host since the early 1990s has highlighted their work on sustainability, but delivering on those climate promises has been a challenge
Prompts encouraging small changes and mouth-watering descriptions of vegetables influence diners’ choices, according to new research.
Gen Z and Millennials in emerging economies are more likely to buy sustainable products and more distrustful of corporate sustainability claims, a new survey finds.
McKeel Hagerty’s empire of car culture has a simple goal: keep the robots at bay.
High-tech recirculating showers, which sell for between $4,000 and $6,000, are hitting the market in Europe and are destined for the U.S.
During the pandemic, people flocked to a network where they can swap stuff instead of buying new things or trashing them
It’s not just about minimizing environmental harm, but finding ways to regenerate construction materials and restore natural habitats.
Tesla maintains a commanding lead in actual sales even as other automakers make massive EV investments.
Maximizing efficiency and minimizing waste are essential to improving your home’s resilience. Here are ways that help decrease your water consumption.
Publishers have released a wide range of books on climate change, from science explainers, fiction, histories, memoirs, policy prescriptions, how-tos, graphic novels, and more.
Organizers said more than 100,000 people took to the streets of Glasgow to call on world leaders to do more to stop the rise in global temperatures
From Covid-19 protocols to bad weather, long security lines, transportation options and food offerings, there’s a lot that can go wrong at COP26.
Being interested in the future is distinctively human. A quick fictional visit there can turn utopian.
Returning wolves, Germany’s youth movement and more stories to brighten your day.
The world’s best athletes say it’s impossible to ignore the evidence of global warming.
Startup Global Bioenergies has devised technology to produce cosmetics from plants instead of fossil fuels.
Sebastião Salgado’s photos documenting the lives of indigenous communities will be displayed at the Science Museum in London
Pave Motors is entering an increasingly crowded field of electric two-wheelers, aiming for commuters who want a faster, greener ride.
The EU’s first awards for sustainable design and architecture offer an initial glimpse of the New European Bauhaus, a modern aesthetic for an old continent
Buying these green products won’t necessarily help save the planet, but it will help save your conscience.
Spandex is a petroleum-based material that also releases microplastics into the water supply. So when shopping for sustainable swimwear, what’s best?
Buying these green products won't necessarily help save the planet, but it will help save your conscience.