Green Living & the Environment

A Catalyst For Change: Gen Z And The Climate Movement

(BPT) - In recent years, Gen Z has emerged as a pivotal force in the climate industry, significantly influencing the way climate change is addressed in our local and regional communities across the …

Purina’s commitment to pets, people and planet Earth

(BPT) - By Gopi Sandhu, vice president of Environmental Sustainability at Nestle PurinaEfforts to protect the planet are important for every creature that calls Earth home, including people and their …

How to clean your home and live more sustainably

(BPT) - Do you want to live more sustainably but don’t know where to start? Leading a sustainable life doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, you can make a difference right at home. …

Why Wild Bird Lovers Should Choose Top-of-the-Crop Natural Feed: If you can't read it, don't feed it

(Family Features) People who feed wild birds also want to know they're feeding the most natural and nutritious options. It's hard to be confident when reading the mystifying ingredient list on feed bags makes you feel like a bird brain.

What every homeowner should know about the new clean energy tax credit

(BPT) - Whether you are in the market for a new home or ready to upgrade your current residence, investing in energy-efficient home improvements could help you save money thanks to the Inflation …

During the 2024 eclipse, biologists like us want to find out how birds will respond to darkness in the middle of the day

The total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, coincides with an exciting time for wild birds. Local birds are singing for mates and fighting for territories as they gear up for their once-a-year chance to breed. …

America’s green manufacturing boom, from EV batteries to solar panel production, isn’t powered by renewable energy − yet

Renewable energy provides about 20% of U.S. electricity. AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez Panasonic’s new US$4 billion battery factory in De Soto, Kansas, is designed to be a model of sustainability …

Who are today’s climate activists? Dispelling 3 big myths for Earth Month

Climate rallies, like this one in New York City in 2022, draw activists of all ages. AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe As Earth Month 2024 gets underway, climate activists around the world are planning …

Washers and dryers are about to get a whole lot more efficient

Grist reports on new governmental guidelines that will save people $2.2 billion a year in utility costs and eliminate 71 million tons of planet-warming CO2 emissions.
Environment matters
Female mosquitoes rely on one another to choose the best breeding sites − and with the arrival of spring, they’re already on the hunt
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, one of the most common species in the U.S., love everything about humans. They love our body heat and odors, …
City mouse or country mouse? I collect mice from Philly homes to study how they got so good at urban living
Dusty barns, gleaming stables and damp basements. These are all places where you might find a house mouse – or a member of my …
National parks teach students about environmental issues in this course
The University of Tennessee is a natural fit for this course, with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and all the learning …
Solar power occupies a lot of space – here’s how to make it more ecologically beneficial to the land it sits on
As societies look for ways to cut greenhouse gas emissions and slow climate change, large-scale solar power is playing a central role. …
Detroiters more likely to support local solar power development if they think it reduces energy prices for their community
Michigan residents overwhelmingly want more solar power. In the spring of 2023, nearly two-thirds of 1,000 state residents surveyed …

National Grid: Improving Jobs with the Clean Energy Transition

(NAPSI)—Addressing climate change is an all-hands-on-deck undertaking. It requires a smarter, stronger, and cleaner energy grid that provides affordable, reliable power when and where people need …

Gone Viral: 'Miniclover' is a top trending grass alternative for yards across America

(Family Features) If you're looking to renovate your yard, there's a sustainable, drought-tolerant alternative to high-maintenance, water-guzzling grass that also reduces your environmental footprint.

3 Reasons to Ditch Your Laundry Detergent for Eco Strips

(NewsUSA) - The laundry industry would have you believe that in order to get brilliant, clean laundry, you need to use powders, liquids and pods that are diluted with water, and come in bulky, …

Sanctuary, self-care and sustainability top outdoor living trends

(BPT) - Over the past several years, our backyards have become much more than spaces for weekend barbecues. They’re sanctuaries where we go to decompress from our increasingly hectic lives and …
Lifestyle features
A Story To Sing About
(NAPSI)—The next time you listen to a lullaby, a love song, carols or karaoke, consider this: Why do people sing? A charming answer …
Passover is a Jewish holiday remembering sorrowful events and celebrating hope for a better future
Jewish families will gather for Passover this year in circumstances that will, like the celebration itself, reflect on dark times …
Best pizza places in 25 major cities
To help you find the best slice of pizza, Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated pizza restaurants in 25 major cities using data …
Car manufacturers with the highest overall fuel economy in 2023
The General examined EPA data to see which car manufacturers had the highest overall fuel economy in 2023 and how it's changed over …
As storm season approaches, is your county a target for hail damage in 2024?
Roof Gnome ranked U.S. counties that are most at risk of hail damage in 2024 according to data from the Federal Emergency Management …