Raising cattle for red meat has well-known negative environmental effects, but soy is not a completely ‘green’ protein either.
Which gender takes longer showers? Which sex eats more? Recycles more? Buys more sustainable products? In the battle for the ‘greenest of the sexes,’ some of the answers might surprise you.
Organic fruits and vegetables may be better for health and the earth, but they can take a toll on the grocery bill. According to the environmental experts, only some organics are worth the extra money.
In this month’s Sound Advice for a Green Earth column, a Stanford science student recommends do-it-yourself ways to save on energy bills and seal drafty homes and apartments.
Stanford Earth Science students answered a reader’s environmental question: does anyone really care about climate change? According to a Yale study, fewer people did in 2010 than in 2008.
Corn ethanol has environmental, economic and social impacts that reach far beyond the gas tank. And by almost any analysis, those impacts make it a poor choice for fuel in the United States.
‘Carbon footprint’ is a buzzword today. It’s one way to measure something’s environmental impact. But there are other measures for eco-friendly living. A quiz helps individuals’ calculate personal impact on the globe.
The average shower uses less than a third of the water required to fill a bathtub, but there are many other ways people can save water and add more green products to their bathrooms, showers and linen closets.
For eco-friendly dinner parties, reusable plates beat disposables almost every time. But you can make your meals even greener by focusing on what goes on the plates, too.