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What happens when every roof in America has solar panels?

When you’re scoping out possible futures, it’s useful to ask a lot of “what if?” questions. For example, what if we could install solar panels on every suitable roof in the United States? How much…

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Documentary Inspires the Queen to Ban Plastic

Queen Elizabeth may be preparing to turn 92 in a …

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Forgotten Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Nearly six months after the storm, residents of a Texas town face red tape, long waits and ‘a gigantic housing crisis’ As Hurricane Harvey howled through the night and the roof and walls of their…

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Teen Champions Plastic Pollution Awareness Day

Since she was a young girl, Hannah Testa has been …

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Best States to Find an Eco-Friendly Date

If you’re single this Valentine’s Day, a new report is …

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New Orleans Gets a Bead on the Mardi Gras Bead Problem

Mardi Gras marks the last day before the fasts of Lent, a …

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Green Concrete – An Update

Concrete that absorbs carbon dioxide has made slow progress but is finally hitting the market. In 2010, this publication cited more environmentally friendly concrete as one of its 10 Breakthrough…

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Traditional buildings can teach architects about sustainability

Long before foam insulation and concrete tower blocks, humans were finding ingenious ways to address their needs through architecture. Using local materials and inherited construction techniques,…

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Get Ready for a Green Chinese New Year Celebration

With Chinese New Year coming up later this week, on …

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Will the Environment Medal at the Winter Olympics in South Korea?

For the Winter Olympics, South Korea is rocking an array of …

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