People planting trees in a vacant urban lot (Courtesy of TI Philippines)

The company planting a green future in the Philippines

TI Philippines embraces sustainable practices for its manufacturing facility — from recycling to developing an environmental education program.

Homer tackles climate change, others imitate its approach

In 2007, Homer developed a plan to identify and resolve the city’s key climate-related vulnerabilities. Others are trying to replicate Homer's success.
Worker in hard hat operating power tamper next to solar panel array (© AP Images)

Solar power booms in Africa as new technology rolls out

New solar technology could help provide cheap power to many of the 600 million people in Africa who currently lack access to reliable electricity.
Technicians working in lab (Courtesy of Cyclotron Road)

They sound like sci-fi, but these new technologies could become mainstream...

The technology of the future may soon be at your fingertips. Researchers at Cyclotron Road are creating a new generation of clean-energy technologies.

We’re taking action on climate change  —  and the world is...

The U.S. and China, the world’s two largest economies  and biggest greenhouse gas emitters,  surprised the world with their plans to combat climate change.

Obama calls climate change our biggest threat

In his 2015 State of the Union address, President Obama touched on a range of global challenges, but declared the environment his top concern. “No challenge...
Frog poking its head out from clump of Azolla ferns (Nigel Cattlin/Alamy Stock Photo)

Can this tiny fern save the world — again?

Scientists are trying to learn more about Azolla, a plant that might help reduce man-made climate change — but there are some challenges.
Three men holding solar panel (© AP Images)

Solar energy comes in big and small packages

Different technologies capture the sun's light or heat to generate power. It may be done on a large or small scale.
Night shot of smokestacks releasing gases (© AP Images)

These companies turn greenhouse gases into cash

New methods of capturing carbon dioxide from industrial facilities and storing it underground can mitigate global warming.