Conservation & Green Economy
Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
Three times more individuals and groups than four years ago want to have a say in South Dakota's decision on whether to re-approve the portion of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through the state if it is ever built.
New research shows that the BP oil spill left an oily ring on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island.
Some systems can generate enough solar power to cover all of a home's needs, but might take a decade or more to pay for themselves.
The failure of electric vehicles to gain steam among consumers continues to vex automakers.
Refrigerators and air conditioners can be obvious energy hogs, but small appliances and electronics that draw electricity even when turned off will run up your meter, too, especially newer devices that require a constant Internet connection.
Republicans in competitive races are often saying they are not in a position to make a judgment on climate change, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the first offshore shellfish aquaculture permit on the East Coast, adjacent to Cape Wind's planned wind farm.
South Miami Vice Mayor Harris says Tallahassee isn't concerned with the effect of sea-level rise on southern coastal communities.
There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.
A new biofuels plant in southwest Kansas represents the future of ethanol production in the U.S., Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said.
Decades of US tornado data has suggested twisters are ganging up and grouping together, according to meteorologists.
Montana wildlife officials decided Thursday against shipping 145 bison captured from Yellowstone National Park to the Bronx zoo and other locations across the country.
The California Supreme Court decided Wednesday not to consider an appeal of a case brought by opponents of the state's $68 billion bullet train project, delivering a crucial ruling that allows construction to go ahead as planned.
Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won't slow global warming, a new study projects.