Plunging prices for solar panels and generous subsidies for fuel cells are prompting companies, universities, and public facilities to go green.
A super useful piece of furniture for the outdoor urban living room.
One school has already banned them from its dorm to save energy. Will others follow?
A visit to Nantes, the French city that's trying to distinguish itself by practically banning cars.
The city's 1,200 Buildings program has been cited as a model.
New York. Paris. Bacon.
A new report ranks 34 major U.S. cities by their energy-use policies.
A brief update on PlanIT Valley, Masdar, Konza Techno City, and Songdo.
People who received postcards saying their energy use was being tracked reduced their consumption by 2.7 percent.
E-bikes are poised for a boom, but are we ready for them?
The most sustainable development in the wrong location will create more environmental problems than it will solve.
Wyoming and New Mexico are primed to become major exporters of wind power; solar power is going to take over California.
As the certification grows more popular, industry opposition to it is ramping up.
It's also fully insulated and hurricane-proof.
Even the suburbs have figured out that walkable retail, not enclosed big box stores surrounded by parking lots, is the way to go.
The state is relying on cities to figure out how to cut emissions in their region. Will it work?
The smart growth agenda fails to account for lessons learned about green infrastructure, moderate density, and gentrification.
Limiting excess is a hallmark of the country’s approach to sustainability, and it may explain Winfrey's unfortunate experience in Zurich.
New Haven's once sketchy Chatham Square is now safe, with annual festivals that draw visitors from around the city.