Airplane flight has become a very contentious issue as global warming has made more and more headlines; flying creates tremendous amounts of carbon emissions, but it isn't always easy to get from Point A to B without it. Here are our picks for some
Donnachadh McCarthy, one of Britain's leading expert in green living, believes seven days is all it takes to "go green." Inspired by the inaugural How to Green Your Life column we ran yesterday, here are our picks for some ways to go green at home.
Solar power holds its own as one of a host of TreeHugger's favorite alternative energy technologies; unfortunately, it's still a little on the cost-prohibitive side for most people to implement on a larger scale (like with a flock of panels on the
We TreeHuggers aren't usually a doomsday-predicting, naysaying crowd, but we've been frightened into a posting about the end of the world (maybe) more than once. In honor of Friday the 13th, here are our scary picks.
Congratulations to the College of the Atlantic on their recent decision to go climate-neutral; we hope it be the first of many institutions of higher learning taking the pledge, though there are lots of good green things going on around other college
It's been a big week here at TreeHugger, with the Martha Stewart appearance and all, so we're glad that Friday has arrived and that the weekend is dead ahead. To celebrate the week's end (and in preparation for the big party over at TreeHuggerTV), here
In honor of TreeHugger's appearance on The Martha Stewart Show today, today's Picks are a quick primer on basking in television's warm glowing warming glow, TreeHugger-style. Don't forget to watch -- click here and enter your zip code to find out when
There are so many damn plastic bags that companies and entire cities have started banning them, but that doesn't solve the problem of what to do with all of the bags left behind. While recycling plastic bags into other bags may seem silly, it's a great
Our calendars clicked over to fall late last week, and even though the dog days of summer are now behind us, there's a lot to look forward to during fall. Here are some of our favorite things about fall.
If the Umbrella Inside Out design competition (congratulations, Crayella!) has taught us anything, it's that nothing has to be disposable. There are lots of creative, functional solutions and alternatives to products that are designed to be thrown
It's been interesting to watch the progression of green roofs as they've gone from the realm of hobbits to more prominent locations atop businesses and corporations. We're happy to say it: yep, green roofs have gone big-time.
After a little summer vacation, we're happy to bring back the TreeHugger Picks column to help guide you dear readers through our archive of over 7,000 posts. Today, inspired by the recently-completed fashion half of the Umbrella Inside Out design
There are a lot of varieties of up and coming biofuels, which is good, since they can power just about anything from a jet engine to a stove. Here are our picks for some of the ways to get the biofuel industry beyond soybeans and corn.
TreeHugger likes to stay on top of the concept car market; there are just so many good ideas: 330 mpg diesel hybrids and fuel cell vehicles have us licking our chops for the next generation of personal transportation vehicles. Sadly, as prototypes,
We've counted down some of our favorite breweries and wineries doing TreeHugger things before, but we can't all drink booze all the time. Here are some of our favorite non-alcoholic drinks to quench your thirst for beverages that are less harmful to
It's a big holiday weekend in the US and Canada, with celebrations of independence and federation happening near and far. Here in TreeHugger nation, we like to celebrate Energy Independence Day as well. Here are some of our picks for celebrating
There are some ideas out there that just make sense. Once their time has come (and sometimes before), we take a look at some of the best ideas that have taken until now to come about. Here are our picks for ideas that should have been around long ago,
Summer has officially arrived (as Lloyd has noted here and here) so there's never been a better time to take advantage of the extra sunshine and power up with solar. Here are our picks for some summertime solar fun.