Starting today, Energy Star's Change a Light, Change the World campaign is hitting the road, touring the country (see the full schedule here) by bus to spread the good word about the difference we all can make in the fight against global warming by
When you've got a great slogan and greater cause good things will happen At least that's the lesson 9 year-old Amanda Ketterer learned recently, inspired to whip up a batch of seven gallons of lemonade and spend the next six and a half hours
TreeHugger has known for a while now how much difference changing your incandescent light bulbs in favor of CFLs can make (answer: a lot!). To help spread this message beyond those who read TreeHugger, the folks at Energy Star are reaching out to a
Famed caveman nemesis and friend to talking reptiles, Geico, blew by the neighborhood this afternoon like a hurricane, planting advertisement hang tags on every fence post, gate, and railing as far as the eye could see.
A new fuel cell design that would convert methanol into hydrogen could provide 50 hours' worth of juice to laptops and other portable electronics. The compact device — unveiled by Ronald Besser, a professor of chemical engineering at Stevens Institute of
While us grownups are still duking it out with one another over the validity of climate change, a troop of girl scouts decided to cut through the muck and educate their fellow Grade 6 students about global warming, the importance of
Hello my fellow New Jerseyians, New Jerseyites, New Jersey gangstas, Slow Food Northern NJ and Buy Fresh Buy Local, along with The Foodshed Alliance, NOFA NJ, and Whole Foods, are organizing the 2nd Annual Farm and Food Open House on Sept. 8. (Don't
Somehow the idea of a New York sect of Amitabha Buddhists releasing imported eels frogs and turtles into New Jersey's Passaic River, a body of water already beset with a host of problems, doesn't match up with a 'do no harm' stereotype we westerners
They may be sucked into the vortex of cellphones and Myspace while living life on land, but when kids are out sailing on the A.J. Meerwald, and 80-year-old oyster schooner turned education center they seem to get a whole new view of the world. That's
While kids and parents across much of the U.S. are deciding how they can get the most out of summer vacation, there’s a boatload of parents in Paramus, New Jersey who are having their children's blood tested for exposure to dangerous pesticides at West
New Jersey lawmakers launched one of nation's most aggressive attacks on global warming yesterday by approving a measure to cut the state's heat-trapping emissions to 15 to 25 percent below current levels by 2020 and 80
The common blue meadow violet could soon be pushing up the daisies if climate change doesn't relax its stranglehold on the New Jersey state flower, according to a report by the National Wildlife Federation.
BASF unveiled this impressive "Near-Zero Energy Home" recently. The home has three systems (solar, air conditioning, building envelope) integrated together to make it 80% more efficient than a typical home. It was selected by the U.S. Green Building
Last night, President Bush filled us in on the State of the Union here in the US; despite mentioning biofuels and even "the serious challenge of global climate change," in the past year, individual states have left the feds with some catching up to do