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What a difference a week makes. This morning we awoke to the news that President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry have negotiated a historic joint announcement on climate change and clean energy cooperation. Coming from the world's two largest economies and two biggest carbon emitters, the new targets set by President Obama and President Xi Jinping have put the international community on notice: It's time to put up or shut up.
Comet Lovejoy
Green Life
Friday, January 2, 2015
January is your last chance to see Comet Lovejoy for 8,000 years—and you may not even need binoculars.
Park bench on a summer day
Green Life
Friday, September 19, 2014
Living near leafy areas can provide perks you don’t even realize you’re getting, from lower blood pressure to lower crime rates.
global warming denialism by country
Green Life
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
English-speaking countries are the most likely to doubt human-caused climate change.
Green Life
Thursday, November 6, 2014
If they're rechargeable, at loads of places. If they're single-use, you'll have to do some digging.
Susan Middleton, Spineless, Gold-Banded Hermit Crab
In "Spineless," Susan Middleton's intimate portraits of marine invertebrates bring the rarely seen creatures of the deep to luminous light
Cow posteriors
Green Life
Monday, October 13, 2014
Instead of filling our landfills with toxic animal poop, these innovative solutions might be another way to deal with the grubby facts of life.
Climate Changed, a graphic novel by Philippe Squarzoni.
Green Life
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Four graphic novels that will make you rethink and appreciate our place in nature
Valley Uprising features bold newcomer, Alex Honnold, as he free solos the big walls of Yosemite.
Green Life
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Caution to the fainthearted: This rock climbing documentary features swearing, drug use, and counterculture.
Green Life
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
What to watch for in the sky during the long, dark days of winter
Take your partner to one of these romantically-named outdoor spots this Valentine's Day.
Green Life
Thursday, February 12, 2015
These natural features prove Mother Nature is a romantic.
Hey Mr. Green -- Find out the answer
Green Life
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Should the Sierra Club encourage travel to distant locales?
Orleans cover
Green Life
Monday, August 18, 2014
How will the future smell? How will it taste? The emerging Climate Fiction genre submerges all the senses in dystopias born from climate change chaos.
Solar power is hot on the heels of fossil fuels.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Solar power is hot on the heels of fossil fuels.
Green Life
Monday, August 18, 2014
This year’s top environmental documentary explores the critical, yet often overlooked effects of dams across the U.S.
Athletes team up with WildAid and photographer Nick Brandt to fight poaching
Backcountry Headhunter
Green Biz
Thursday, July 24, 2014
A little web company helps people find jobs far from the urban bustle.
Water Wheel
Green Life
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Baltimore's new water wheel is collecting harmful trash from its harbor.
"Blue Underside Revealed II Svalbard" / Camille Seaman
Green Life
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
For those of us stuck most of the year in the urban sprawl, a healthy dose of perspective can sometimes go a long way.
Arctic Ice
Florian Schulz photographs the wildlife at the top of the world
Green Life
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The environmental impact of a tossed cigarette butt.
European hamster
Thursday, June 5, 2014
The fearsome European hamster is described by BBC Wildlife as "somewhat laddish" and "bolshy in temperament" (i.e., macho and aggressive). It's also too tasty for it's own good.
Will off-grid solar fix India's  energy problem?
Friday, July 25, 2014
A few years from now, 80,000 new Indian households a month could extend their lives beyond sunset.
It’s that time of year again.
Kitten Playing with Yarn
Green Life
Friday, August 8, 2014
From upcycled sweater beds, to litter made from old newspapers, this guide has everything you need to spoil your cat sustainably.
Repurpose: Cereal box to notebook
Friday, August 8, 2014
Turn a cereal box and scratch paper into a bound notebook.
Intermarché launches Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables to sell ugly produce at a discount
Green Life
Monday, September 22, 2014
Optically deficient, aesthetically challenged, Frankenstein-esque, and just plain ugly – are you avoiding this type of produce when grocery shopping?
Music truly takes flight in this stop-action video. Beautiful penmanship will entrance you as the bodiless hand sketches out notes along a never-ending bar of sheet music. As the notes march across the screen, they form into flying birds. But then power lines appear, then buildings and cars. The musical bars carry out a progression of time and map out the characteristics of human development punctuated by flowers and birds aloft.
Venus can be spotted after sunset in the west.
Green Life
Monday, February 2, 2015
Picturesque planet clusters and a final view of Comet Lovejoy
Lester Johnson
Faces of Clean Energy
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Inside a wind turbine factory with one of the workers who make them.