Watching a 100-year-old house get knocked down might sound tragic, but it feels exhilarating. And it's a reminder that the process of change is an act of creative destruction that appeals to our darker nature as well as our high-minded ideals.
On Halloween night, every neighborhood pretends to be a walkable neighborhood. The truly sustainable neighborhoods, though, are the ones where kids can go by themselves to get treats the other 364 days of the year.
A Penn State lab has found a way to make hydrogen fuel from wastewater and seawater with no emissions. So why are we spending our billions on the pipe dream of burying the carbon dioxide we make burning coal?
In 1971, a ragtag gang of committed activists unleashed the first 'mind bomb,' and it set the environmental agenda for decades to come. Today, with campaigns by Al Gore and Bill McKibben preaching to the converted, it's time for another strategy.
In Tennessee, the streets are too dangerous for one 10-year-old on a bike. In Copenhagen, the streets are too crowded to accommodate any more kids. The real problem, though, is the one that dare not speak its name: there are too many cars.
The second edition of MNN's Innovation Index finds solar wilting, cleantech booming, deep seas cleared of fish and streets freed of cars. Here are the numbers that matter right now to the sustainable economy.
As GOP presidential hopefuls sound the alarm on the global warming hoax, we've uncovered the smoking gun: irrefutable proof, backed by flawless logic, that climate scientists are only in it for the fat climate science research cash!
Like many cities, beautiful downtown Hilo has been tragically divorced from its primary natural asset by highways and parking lots. Welcome signs and banners won't bring more tourists, but a highway wrecking crew could.