TreeHugger has discussed the danger of using electronics while walking or biking; we like to encourage people to walk or ride and to do it as safely as possible. In London, a study found that one in ten cellphone users has hurt themselves by walking
Monica Hesse at the Washington Post writes an article letting the cat out of the bag for all of us conspicuous consumers of green goods: Spending Won't Save the Earth. Shocked and reeling from this searing
There was a funny Joy of Tech comic a few weeks back about the guy who had an "environmentally friendly day" by staying in bed and not using up earth's precious resources. He plans to survive by selling carbon offsets to people who
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I like a plastic bag and a bottle of water as much as the next self-involved me monkey, but it takes 430,000 gallons of oil to manufacture 100,000,000 grocery bags, and if I were capable of doing even the most basic arithmetic
One of the problems with modern prefabricated housing is the challenge of achieving greater densities and adapting to more urban milieus. Tim Pyne is trying it with his M-Hotel; Andrew Maynard proposed his Corb V2.0;; Now, in the spirit of Bernard
We talk so often on TreeHugger about the importance of cities, about the need to revitalize and re-inhabit our downtowns, and what valuable assets the infrastructures of Detroit and other rust belt cities are. Therefore we can't help but be excited by
TreeHugger is always looking for clever ways to save water and time, so we present the Konaka Shower Clean business suit, which you can shower in and wear the next day, no ironing necessary! This not a new idea, Cary Grant did it in Charade with Audrey
The announcement has wide-ranging implications for exhalation, club soda, and photosynthesis.
From the Onion: In an unexpected reversal that environmentalists and scientists worldwide are calling groundbreaking, President George W. Bush, for the first
One in three Canadian households have an old fridge full of beer cranking away in the basement or back porch. They tend to be older vintage power hogs; University of Alberta researcher Denise Young calculates that savings would total 1,165.7 million kWh
We have had much sport with real marketing by the coal companies and their flacks, including silly print ad campaigns, hokey commercials, great parodies , blatant jerkness and insensitivity, and hilarious flag-wrapped branding.
One of the big complaints about modern prefab is its inability to deliver at the cost that everyone expects (like matching production housing or less) and the problem of acquiring land, which is expensive, particularly in areas around cities like San
So, WTF is going on here? Yes, that really is our planet Earth, puking its guts out. It's not the most scientific exploration of environmental problems we've ever seen, but the video is still worth watching. While we don't want to give away many