Recycle, recycle, recycle—this imperative has been drilled into the head of the public for years. However, problems with the recycling system itself can defeat even the best intentions. For example, New Orleans, Louisiana, does not recycle glass through its normal processes. Even one glass bottle can send an entire recycling bin to a landfill. Two students at Tulane University—Franziska Trautmann and Max Steitz—set out to solve this problem of wasted glass.
Wind is an inexhaustible, clean resource.
Nearly 50 years after Yvon Chouinard founded outdoor apparel maker Patagonia, he's relinquishing control for the good of the planet.
Renewable energy is a critical area of research given the ongoing climate crisis. It is also at the forefront of a new green economy of energy which promises jobs as well as scientific progress. Hydrogen fuel cells are an important energy carrier critical to low-carbon energy alternatives.
The city of Amsterdam is known for many things, one of which is its vibrant biking culture.
The Great Barrier Reef is a global treasure.
With energy and fuel costs at an all-time high, the world is seeking cost-effective solutions for moving away from oil and gas for energy needs. Luckily, a new study by Stanford University says that it might not be as difficult as we think to move toward renewable energy sources.
Each year, wildfires rip through the American west, devastating both homes and forests.
Plastics clog our oceans and clutter land fills.
Redditor Moheimen Tanim recently posted mysterious photos that are stirring up a big reaction. The three images show a strange red glow in the clouds and, according to Tanim, were taken by a pilot flying over the Atlantic Ocean. Other redditors immediately responded with a lot of different theories, from it being the end of days to comparing the scene to this season's Stranger Things.
We all know that the world is facing a climate crisis.
It’s time to ditch portable power banks, solar panels, and power stations as your go-to sources to fuel outdoor adventures.