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The DOE and Bureau of Reclamation Announce the Fish Protection Prize

The DOE and Bureau of Reclamation Announce the Fish Protection Prize

The DOE and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced the Fish Protection Prize to develop sustainable water structures and protect fish species.

People Think China Ruined US Recycling, but It’s a US-Rooted Problem

People Think China Ruined US Recycling, but It’s a US-Rooted Problem

Here’s how recycling has changed in all 50 states since changes in China’s waste import laws—and what we should do about it.

Environmental Protection New Product of the Year Award Form is Live

Submit your products now to Environmental Protection’s 11th New Product of the Year competition. Deadline is April 3, 2020.

Considering Clean Energy? Here Are 3 Renewable Ways to Power Your Home

Considering Clean Energy? Here Are 3 Renewable Ways to Power Your Home

Not every green source of energy will suit your property, but you have several options. Here are three to get your brainstorming started.

Colorado College Becomes Carbon Neutral

Colorado College Becomes Carbon Neutral

CC is the first in the Rocky Mountain Region to achieve this milestone—and it didn’t come without student activism and hard work. Now, other universities are following in suit.

The Clean Water Regulations of 2015 are No Longer, Thanks to the EPA

The Clean Water Regulations of 2015 are No Longer, Thanks to the EPA

In September of 2019, the Trump administration announced the real of one of the Obama-era’s biggest environmental actions: The Waters of the United States rules, among others. Now, it’s a new game for chemical use.

Funding Is Available for Energy Technology Research and Development

The Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) released a request for proposals to fund environmental research and development starting in 2021. The pre-proposal deadline is March 5, 2020.

Starbucks Makes an Eco-Initiative to Waste Less Water, Plastic, and Resources in the Next Decade

Starbucks Makes an Eco-Initiative to Waste Less Water, Plastic, and Resources in the Next Decade

One of the world’s biggest caffeine providers is now focused on making its water and carbon footprint a lot greener.



Which Plastics Are Recyclable and Which Aren’t?

Which Plastics Are Recyclable and Which Aren’t?

It may seem as though you can finish with any plastic item and throw it into the recycling bin when you're done. Not so fast—surprisingly, not all plastics can be reused.

The University of Oklahoma is Awarded $4.5 Million for Climate Study

A $4.5 million grant was given to the University of Oklahoma (OU) to study climate extremes such as droughts, floods, and heat waves

Australia Burns On: How it Happened and What to Do

Australia Burns On: How it Happened and What to Do

As brushfires in Australia rage into massive, destructive flames, the world watches people get displaced from homes and trees and animals burn. Here’s why there’s a crisis to begin with and what you can do, even thousands of miles away.

HP Inc. Continues to Lead: Here are the Company’s Newest, Eco-Friendly Products

One of the world’s largest and most environmentally-conscious companies is not stopping its technological and eco-friendly innovation. It recently announced some new products you don’t want to miss.

Satellites are Exposing Methane Leaks—and It Found a Huge One That’s Raising Eyebrows

Satellites are Exposing Methane Leaks—and It Found a Huge One That’s Raising Eyebrows

The first satellite designed to monitor the planet’s methane leaks is definitely doing its job: a little-known gas well accident in Ohio is reportedly one of the largest methane leaks ever recorded.

Environmental Pollution Linked to Serious Neurological Illness

Environmental Pollution Linked to Serious Neurological Illness

The relationship between pollution and health is well-established. We know that exposure to higher levels results in worse health outcomes by almost any measure. New research, however, is showing that we may not know all the ways pollution is making us sick.

U.N. Climate Talks Close with Little Agreement or Global Unity

U.N. Climate Talks Close with Little Agreement or Global Unity

The COP25 of this year, hosted in Madrid, proved a disheartening end to urgent climate talks. World leaders disagreed on how to discuss a number of topics, let alone do something about them.

How Your City Can Tackle Food Waste, Too

How Your City Can Tackle Food Waste, Too

Food waste is a bigger conversation than that spinach-gone-bad in the back of your fridge. Food waste is a massive, systematic problem, and cities are finally doing something about it.

How Cities Are Adopting EVs to Urban Infrastructure

How Cities Are Adopting EVs to Urban Infrastructure

Adoption forecasts for EVs increase just about every year, and the shift is overall good news for the environment. However, it does create a new problem for city planners, who now have to find a way to rapidly upgrade EV infrastructure

Greta Thunberg Named TIME Person of the Year Today

Greta Thunberg Named TIME Person of the Year Today

Despite the mixed opinions already flying in response to TIME’s 2019 person of the year, one thing is indisputable: this teen activist has been incredibly impactful all over the world this year.

Tips to Keep Your Home Festive and Ecofriendly

Tips to Keep Your Home Festive and Ecofriendly

One New York Times article shares a couple ways you can be conscious of the environment while decking the halls with lights and decorations.