French scientist has invented a light powered by algae that absorbs CO2 from the air--1 ton per year! The microalgae streetlamp has the potential to provide significantly cleaner air in urban areas and revolutionize the cityscape.
It may sound unbelievable but it's true: smoke inhalation from cooking over an open fire kills 1.6 million adults and children yearly. Not only that, in Africa, for example, women walk up to 15 miles each trip to find wood
Despite years-old warnings against the increasing trend of land grabs by rich countries in poorer countries, the practice continues with little notice. Oxfam says that "in many cases, the land sold is actually being used by poor families: for homes, to
There was a time when protesters where occupying offset companies, decrying these "modern day indulgences", but carbon offsets seem to have slipped off the radar of late. Nevertheless, many companies and
I spent part of last month walking from home to home in Kagamega, Kenya, a mostly-rural region known for one of the last remaining tracts of the Congolese forest belt. It is not dissimilar to so much of the developing world,
From whether barefoot running is green to the thorny conundrum of plastic versus paper versus reusable bags, our very own Pablo has answered many an environmental dilemma in his time. But he's not alone in dispensing sound, science-driven environmental