living green

Reduce, reuse, recycle. Repeat.

Reduce, reuse, recycle. The U.S. has been on a 50-year journey toward those goals, which are the focal point of World Environment Day, June 5.

Big Brown goes green, wins big

Let’s say it’s your job to deliver about 17 million packages. Every day. In 220 countries. Have you really got time to worry about...

White House science adviser wants to hear from you about climate...

If you need answers on climate change, just ask the White House. In November, White House science adviser John Holdren asked the public to submit questions...

U.S. homebuilders are capturing the sun

More than half a million U.S. homes and businesses have gone solar. Lower installation costs and growing government incentives have made it easier and...
Drawing of hand dropping coin into slot in Earth (State Dept./Doug Thomson)

Save money. Save the environment. Here’s how (HINT: It involves your...

Energy-conscious consumers prefer green homes. They save on energy and water bills and reduce their families’ environmental impact. It’s the right thing to do!...
Wind turbines silhouetted by sun (AP Images)

Communities win with renewable energy

Americans love to compete. It might be baseball, or basketball or...green power? Beginning in 2013, a number of U.S. cities stepped up to the...
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President Obama needs your help fighting climate change [video]

We are the last generation that can do something about climate change, President Obama says. Learn what you can do to help.

Celebrities join in the fight against climate change [video]

"One day we will wake up to find we have literally changed the face of the Earth," actor Morgan Freeman says in this video,...