Offshore Wind Trumps Offshore Drilling in Job Growth and Energy Generation

“Unlike offshore drilling, offshore wind provides…The post Offshore Wind Trumps Offshore Drilling in Job Growth and Energy Generation appeared first on EcoWatch.

WASP 3D printer creates hyper-local affordable housing out of mud (Video)

There’s a global shortage of ecologically made low-cost housing. Could 3D printed houses, made out of locally abundant earth, be one solution?

Photo: The palest blues on a winter’s day

I just love the pale colors of this snowy field, under a blue sky and a blanket of clouds.

Urban Jungle: Singapore Leads the Way on Green Space

Singapore is a giant in the corporate and financial sectors. Perhaps surprisingly, it’s also a haven for nature.

Harriet Green denied bonus by Thomas Cook in 2014 – The Guardian

The GuardianHarriet Green denied bonus by Thomas Cook in 2014The GuardianThe benefits she received during 2014 – which included the cost of Green living in Brown's Hotel in Mayfair during the week – also decreased by 18% to £152,991, helped by a 31% reduction in accommodation costs after she agreed to share the bill at one …and more »

Restaurant Report: Café ArtScience in Cambridge, Mass.

A Harvard bioengineering professor opens his latest venture, which aims to blend a French-American menu with palatable technology.

Senate Debates Keystone XL Hitting Hard on Impacts to Climate

“What’s going on here is that the Republican party has become the political wing of the fossil fuel industry. There’s always been a trend to…The post Senate Debates Keystone XL Hitting Hard on Impacts to Climate appeared first on EcoWatch.

Cool Interactive Tool Shows You How Taxpayer Money Could Be Spent Instead of Subsidizing Big Oil

You can select from among five lucrative subsidies and tax breaks given to oil and gas companies and then learn what it could be…The post Cool Interactive Tool Shows You How Taxpayer Money Could Be Spent Instead of Subsidizing Big Oil appeared first on EcoWatch.

Photo: Bee feeds on a fuchsia thistle

A thistle flowerhead offers this honey bee the perfect place to find a meal.

2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid unveiled with 22-mile range and 93 MPGe efficiency

Hyundai’s first plug-in hybrid.

9 Reasons to Optimize Your Vitamin D Levels For a Longer and Healthier Life

A Vitamin D deficiency is extremely common in western countries and may have…The post 9 Reasons to Optimize Your Vitamin D Levels For a Longer and Healthier Life appeared first on EcoWatch.

Earth Institute Student Examines How Pension Funds Can Play Huge Role in Renewable Energy Investments

Pension funds own nearly half of the world’s investable wealth…The post Earth Institute Student Examines How Pension Funds Can Play Huge Role in Renewable Energy Investments appeared first on EcoWatch.

This seeds of the month club features only organically-grown heirloom varieties

Ready to get growing some organic heirloom vegetables, but don’t know where to start? This subscription club aims to make organic gardening simpler, easier and more affordable.

GM unveils the all-new 2016 Volt with 50-mile EV range (102 MPGe)

We’re far from the boxy concept Volt that was unveiled in 2007!

Green Cleaning Guide from Green Living Ideas – Feelgood Style

Feelgood StyleGreen Cleaning Guide from Green Living IdeasFeelgood StyleAndrea Bertoli from our sister site Vibrant Wellness Journal has started working on a very cool series on another one of our sister sites: Green Living Ideas (GLI). Andrea actually left Important Media for a bit to work on another project, but now she …

Green Living: Do-it-yourself hand warmers – The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalGreen Living: Do-it-yourself hand warmersThe Providence JournalGreen Living: Five rules to be a grade-A recycler · Green Living: A post-holiday purge is good for the planet · Green Living: Recycle that wrapping. 2. Measure and cut: Decide on the size square that you want. Measure and cut out two pieces from both …

Who Cares About the 2015 Green Car of the Year?

One thing we’ve looked for in our annual coverage of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is the attention paid to green cars. Over the past few years, we’ve noted that environmental concerns have diminished year to year. Part of this is due to those concerns going mainstream and being incorporated into manufacturers’ whole lines, to a greater or lesser extent. But the days of having a “green flagship” are pretty much over. This year’s five finalists for Green Car of the Year were: Audi A3 TDI, BMW i3, Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit, and VW Golf. The field is still wide

5 Cool Ways to Make Urban Biking Safer

The Zackees Turn Signal glove is a bicycling glove equipped with LED lights activated by a built-in switch located between…The post 5 Cool Ways to Make Urban Biking Safer appeared first on EcoWatch.

Senate Votes to Proceed on Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

After a short debate on the floor today, the Senate voted in favor of cloture…The post Senate Votes to Proceed on Keystone XL Pipeline Bill appeared first on EcoWatch.

Mercedes-Benz introduces the C350 Plug-In Hybrid at the Detroit Auto Show

Slowly but surely the German automakers are warming up to plug-in vehicles.

NYT: Raise the gas tax while gas is cheap

Tax hikes are never popular. But then, neither is crumbling infrastructure or a gigantic carbon bubble.

New Website Shows You How to Waste Less, Enjoy More

In the U.S., we waste 40 percent of the food we produce while…The post New Website Shows You How to Waste Less, Enjoy More appeared first on EcoWatch.

5 Countries Leading the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

2014 was an exciting year for renewable energy. Worldwide, around 100 gigawatts of solar and wind power capacity were…The post 5 Countries Leading the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy appeared first on EcoWatch.