7 expert tips for reducing household food waste before it starts
May 7, 2014, 2:01 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
"American Wasteland" author Jonathan Bloom shares tips for the source reduction of food waste like shopping smarter and keeping foods visible.
The most common pesticide found on U.S. apples is banned in the EU
April 24, 2014, 10:40 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
The chemical’s makers can’t guarantee Diphenylamine's safety, so the EU doesn't allow its use. Here in the U.S. it’s found on 80 percent of conventional apples.
Big trucks, big changes: How new fuel rules and clever ideas are changing the industry
February 21, 2014, 10:46 a.m. by Jim Motavalli
18-wheelers are huge fuel hogs and emitters, but they'll be much cleaner under standards coming from President Obama and the EPA.
U.S. methane levels higher than thought
November 27, 2013, 11:19 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The difference in emission estimates stems from the variety of ways groups collect and measure methane in the atmosphere.
Former EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson shares her story of becoming a top woman environmentalist
November 20, 2013, 8:11 p.m. by Starre Vartan
From curious kid to giving back, to advisor to Apple computers, Jackson shares her path to leadership.
Activists raise stink over massive Gowanus Canal development
August 12, 2013, 11:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Residents living near the Gowanus Canal — New York's most charming/super-polluted waterway — rally against a planned residential development that they believe will overcrowd the area and lead to increased flooding risk.