When President Joe Biden signed the $369 billion Inflation Reduction Act in August, supporters hailed the measure as the largest climate investment in the nation's history -- but questions remained about what the spending would ultimately achieve.

New federal tax credits up to $7,500 for electric vehicles built in North America could help juice demand. But the administration is still working out the fine print.
John F. Kennedy International Airport’s future terminal will add a rooftop array and integrated microgrid to help reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. 

If you’re looking for a sign that California’s transition to zero-emission transportation is well underway, you’ll be encouraged by the state’s latest sales numbers for electric cars.

A new lifecycle assessment compared the benefits of buy-and-return container schemes with the costs of their production and use. The takeaway wasn’t clean.

Scientists identify parts of ocean suitable for seaweed cultivation and suggest it could constitute 10% of human diet to reduce impact of agriculture.

Virtuous proclamations and campaigns from clothing brands can often amount to greenwashing, or in some cases, “clearwashing,” where the information doesn’t tell consumers much.
Tribal groups are fighting an Arizona project whose backers say increasing the supply of copper, crucial to batteries, would reduce fossil-fuel use.

There are those for whom recycling and composting are not nearly enough, who have reduced their annual waste to almost zero , ditched their clothes dryer or given up flying , and are ready to take the next step in exploring the frontiers of sustainable living.

The manufacture of "green steel" moved one step closer to reality Friday as Massachusetts-based Boston Metal announced a $120 million investment from the world's second-largest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal.

Offshore wind power, public transportation, the right to a healthy environment and taking on the fossil fuel industry are all on the docket for lawmakers this session, among other priorities.

Meati has built a sprawling new factory that can turn tens of millions of pounds of mushroom roots into chicken and steak.

Africa and Asia have 85 percent of the world’s affordable hydropower, and it is possible to develop the resource while treading lightly, a new analysis shows.

A new report finds that the U.S. can reduce skyrocketing lithium demand by up to 90 percent and avoid mining vast quantities of the metal. Mining the metal is often devastating for the environment and the people who live nearby, since it’s water intensive and risks permanently damaging the land.

On the Flathead Reservation, a "living document" speaks to thousands of years of history while facing new challenges.

Move over, locavores: A slew of new labels — from "climavore" to "reducetarian" — reflect the trend of people eating with sustainability in mind to reduce their climate "foodprint."

The company offers estimates of the emissions impacts of flights and recipes. Businesses with sales at stake are pushing back.
Installing protected routes tends to boost local shops. But many store owners remain attached to their street parking—and fight to protect it.
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