Treehugger Voices

Treehugger Voices features a lively mix of first-person columns and op-eds from our writers and sustainability experts around the globe.
A woman looks at Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers painting at the EY Exhibition: Van Gogh at Tate Britain in London.
Will Throwing Soup at Art Stop the Climate Crisis?
Air source heat pumps in front of an apartment building
International Energy Agency Says Heat Pumps Are Hot
Highland Hemp House under construction
Hempcrete Gets a Boost in US Residential Building Code
Stora Enso battery with wood based carbon
This Battery Made Partly From Pine Trees Can Power Up EVs
woman stands in powdery snow looking down at brown winter boots
Warm Winter Boots Are the Secret to Surviving Winter
Vello SUB
The Vello SUB Is the World's Lightest E-Cargo Bike
Kitchenaid Induction range with oven
My Family Switched to Induction Cooking and We'd Never Go Back
logs in front of a wood fire
Why I Use Wood to Heat My Home, Get Hot Water, and Even Cook
Young pigs stand in a pen at a farm in China.
China's Vertical Pig Farms Have a Massive Carbon Impact
Wood-burning heating of the house. Cozy nook at home, lot of candles, heap of logs at fireside.
Tired of Winter? Don't Think Hygge Thoughts, They Are Evil and Unhealthy
Woman in glass corner
How Can We Achieve Thermal Delight In Our Homes?
grandmother and granddaughter cook with Indian spices
What My Roots Taught Me
Climate Activists Rally Outside The Supreme Court Over Their Recent EPA Decision
A Conservative Recalibration on Climate Is Inevitable, But Bipartisanship Is Not the Endgame
A bunch of oil and gas producers get together at COP27
Don't Depend on COP Meetings to Get Us Off Fossil Fuels
Bike and Motorcyle Together
E-Mobility Goes 'Vroom' With Eric Buell's FUELL Fllow Electric Motorcycle
open for business
The 15-Minute City Needs Small Business Saturday ... Every Day
Corner of Liberty and Fifth Avenues
It's Time to Get Serious About Particulate Pollution
Dubai in a fog
Is the Age of the Skyscraper Over? (It Should Be)
two alert border collie puppies
Petrified Puppies Tackle New, Scary Things
couple sitting in their living room
How Does One Furnish a Home Sustainably?
upcycled tire planters
How to Do More With Less in Your Home and Garden
Bike in snow
This Crowdsourced Map Keeps Streets Safe for Those Who Walk and Roll
Book cover for "A House Needs to Breath ... Or Does It?"
'A House Needs to Breathe... or Does It?' Is Essential Building Science Reading
cars waiting to be loaded into Ro-Ro ship
The Auto Industry Alone Will Blow the 1.5-Degree Carbon Budget
The Open-Air Life cover
'The Open-Air Life' Will Teach You the Nordic Art of Friluftsliv
Impulse cooktop in action
Impulse's Electric Cooktop Gets a Boost From Batteries
Potato starch compostable wrapper
Compostable and Biodegradable Plastics Provide False Sense of Responsibility
Market exterior
Markets Are More Than Just a Place to Shop
What is home?
What Is an Ideal Home? Survey Shows Priorities Are Changing
A bunch of men at COP27 decide the future of 1.5
The 1.5-Degree Climate Goal Is As Essential As Ever
woman picking strawberries from raised bed
The Benefits of Perennial Food Production
High Angle View Of Garbage At Dumping Ground
'A Poison Like No Other' Makes You Think Twice About Plastic
Boxabl goes to Washington
Boxabl Launches $50K Foldable House
fruit and vegetable scraps
There's No One Path to Becoming a 'Climate Person'
rescued border collie puppies in crate
Puppies Rescued Among Filth, Junk, and a Dead Chicken
flowering hazel tree
Staple Crops for Self-Sufficiency
Rusty Abandoned oil pumps in Texas
Remember Peak Oil? It Never Went Away
Woman's hand on a light switch showing that she is turning off the power and electricity to conserve energy
Should You Ask Someone to Turn Off Their Lights? It Depends
LNG ship
Liquified Natural Gas Is No Solution to the Energy Crisis
An Asian woman washing her hair with water in a white tiled shower.
The "No Shampoo" Experiment
checking refrigerant
Biden Dedicates $9B to Fund Half a Million Heat Pumps
Activists March Across Brooklyn Bridge Demanding Funding For Excluded Workers In NY State Budget
Study Calls for a Carbon Tax on the 1% to Tackle the Climate Crisis
Amazon Go's first store
Amazon Go Seeks Toughest Zero Carbon Certification
aerial view of building
A Truly Green Building Doesn't Have Parking
Birds in New York
Change in Ontario Planning Regulations Could Kill Millions of Birds Along the Atlantic Flyway
climate crisis wildfires shown on old fashioned tv
TV and Film Scripts Need to Stop Ignoring the Climate Crisis
outdoor wedding table
Grow Your Own for a Sustainable Wedding Celebration
Lido Beach House seen over dunes
The Lido Beach House Is an Example of Modular Housing With Style
Lanrick Bennett on the Bentway
Every City Needs a Bike Mayor
Bicyclists on Park Avenue in New York City
Here's How Drivers Can Be Allies to Cyclists and Nonmotorized Traffic
organic farmer hoeing plants
Why Land Use Is Such an Important Issue for Our Times
really crowded sidewalk in New York
Pedestrians Are Taking Back the Streets
Source 2050
Get Your Passive House Parts at Source 2050
dried echinacea heads
Why I Don’t Cut Back Herbaceous Perennials in Fall
Please mind the gap
Emissions Gap Report Calls for Rapid Transformation of Societies
kids dressed for recycling
Recycling Is Beyond Fixing, So Let's Get Over It
Rose Apartments from Street
Housing for Young Adults Brings Back the Classic California Courtyard
view of the Runway in summer
Plan to Build 15-Minute City for 80,000 People Wins Design Award
Maybe two of those bottles, the clear ones, will be recycled.
Greenpeace Report Confirms That Recycling Rate Is Getting Worse