Culture & Design
When Wim Coekaerts built his dream home, he decided to bypass the local utility and engineer his own microgrid.
California wants to replace millions of gas water heaters with high-tech electric ones to serve as “thermal batteries” for storing solar and wind energy.
The plant-based straw, manufactured by WinCup, will biodegrade anywhere, whether it's composted or not
Revel’s shared mopeds are a real step toward emissions-free transportation—with real risks, too.
Blizzards, hurricanes, and wildfire risks can all be reasons you might lose power. Here are some alternatives to buying a highly polluting generator.
Google’s video site now makes inaccurate climate change content harder to find. But educators with factual videos still struggle to gain an audience on the topic.
Replacing your gas furnace, water heater, stove, and clothes dryer promises to lock in long-term environmental and economic benefits—but beware of surprise costs.
In one of this year's best climate books, All We Can Save brings an empathetic perspective to a fraught subject
Veles is a spray cleanser made from organic waste—the first in what founder Amanda Weeks hopes will be a whole trash-based product line.
Finding signs of progress in the latest issue of our magazine
Even in a London flat, it’s possible to compost at home.
Three leaders in sustainable design envision what buildings might look like once the continent goes net-zero.
The European planemaker has given itself five years to develop an aircraft that doesn’t pollute the sky.
All the food we’ve ordered in this year has created even more waste.
Millennials and Gen Z are shaping climate policy like no other generation before
The California-based company is using wood sourced from cities in the state to produce a more eco-conscious instrument.
Trucks and data centers are energy hogs, but retailers have plenty of incentives to keep them under control.
The Good, Better, Best guide to Black Friday and beyond.
The 23-time Grand Prix winner now invests in startups mapping the future of mobility.
Pruning vegetation, installing a fire-safe roof and replacing window frames can help to protect your house from a blaze.
A plunge in visitors allowed nature to recover at overrun hotspots. Now, some countries don't want to go back to the destruction of mass tourism, even when Covid ends.