A new study shows that shale-gas production can contaminate water supplies, threatening the fast-growing industry
Think of a green businessman and Interface chairman Ray Anderson isn't likely to be the first to come to mind
The Gulf oil spill wasn't as bad as many environmentalists feared, but the ultimate outcome is still far from certain
Imagine a U.S. full of windmills, electric cars and solar water heaters. As writer Alexis Madrigal explains in his new book, Powering the Dream, that was what the country looked like a century ago
How sustainable can the food movement be if it still celebrates meat eating, however humanely and carefully farm animals are treated?
After Japan, nuclear safety rests on balancing fear and hubris
It's a question whispered by climate scientists and pondered by environmental activists: why don't they believe us?
Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers was a key corporate supporter of last year's failed cap-and-trade climate-change bill. Now, he says, we need to focus on R&D to make alternative energy sources competitive
Warnings that we're living beyond our means, running up a tremendous debt that will one day cause catastrophe, apply not just to public spending but the environment as well
While the environmental movement is under attack, the food movement continues to grow and it could end up being the best vehicle available for achieving environmental goals
Diverting grains to produce gasoline is one of a number of factors, including bad weather and economic growth, that have created record high food prices
A New Jerseybased group, E+Co, lends out capital to entrepreneurs in the developing world to create clean-energy businesses. The effect is multiple: the loans create business, help reduce energy poverty and keep carbon emissions from growing
Masdar, initially built as "the world's first zero-carbon city," has to scale back its ambitions, aiming instead for low carbon. But it would be a mistake to dismiss the whole project as green folly
The vast majority of the oil and other hydrocarbons in the Gulf of Mexico seem to be gone. And the biggest heroes of the cleanup were microscopic bacteria that digested much of the pollutants
Levi's is using less water to make its famous denim part of the fashion world's new planet-minded lineup
With congressional Republicans in no mood to deal with climate change, the Obama Administration is turning to the EPA to start regulating emissions of power plants and factories