Green Earth News

“Scientists” says there will be an eclipse. Why should we believe them?

They are just in in for the money, right?

Orangutan mama makes a rain hat of leaves for baby and herself

On International Orangutan Day, we celebrate one of humankind’s closest relatives.

The XYT is a modular, customizable electric car comprised of just 580 parts

It’s small, it’s simple, and it’s designed to be customized to fit the needs of the owner, and modified or upgraded over its life.

5 gorgeous places on public land to watch the eclipse

The Trust for Public Land has protected more than 80 places along the path of totality; consider one of these for your viewing pleasure.

The construction industry has a productivity problem

The Economist has some suggestions for fixing it. We have more.

10 things you should purge today

Go through your house and toss these items. You don’t need them.

White House ends ban on selling bottled water at National Parks

In the latest from a death of a thousand cuts, White House sides with bottled water lobbyists to encourage plastic pollution in parks.

A gourmet menu for camping with kids

Camping becomes a lot more fun when you can look forward to delicious food.

The solar eclipse may knock 9000 Megawatts of solar power offline

The Nest Thermostat has a special “Eclipse Rush Hour” mode to help cope. But radically efficient buildings would help more.

Celebrate the eclipse with moon music

While the sun may be stealing the show, the solar eclipse would be nothing without Earth’s own heavenly satellite.