BALTIMORE - Maryland soon could become the first state to ban Styrofoam food containers and cups.A bill passed this week by the House of Delegates prohibits restaurants, supermarkets, vending trucks, movie theaters and schools from providing polystyrene food...
Protecting national monuments is the subject of a hearing today in the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources. Tribal leaders and state public-lands officials will testify about the impact of President Donald Trump's decision to slash millions of acres from Bears Ears...
Recycling is essential in today’s world if we want to leave this planet for our future generations. It is good for the environment since we are making new products from the old products which are of no use to us....
I am trying to work my way through the implications of this article from Slate, on the environmental merits of buying a Prius v. a used car. In order to do an apples-to-apples comparison, let's pit the Prius against a...
There are a growing number of studies and campaigns putting forward evidence that a connection with nature makes us healthier and happier people, something that few of us nature lovers would argue with. And now a recent evaluation of the...
When I first moved back to India, in the winter of 2003, after more than a decade in America, I never thought I would live in the countryside. My wife and I had been living in New York; we...
KUBEKHAZA, Hungary — As mayor of this Hungarian village where tens of thousands of migrants recently marched toward northern Europe, Robert Molnar has some sympathy for his country's decision to build a fence on the border with Serbia. But Molnar has a...
Migrants and refugees flooding into Europe have presented European leaders and policymakers with their greatest challenge since the debt crisis. The International Organization for Migration calls Europe the most dangerous destination for irregular migration in the world, and the...
Gasoline prices at the pump have dropped to their lowest in about a year and a half, but could jump by 35% as soon as May, with output cuts by significant oil producers expected to boost the price of...
When the $20 billion Hudson Yards development is finished on Manhattan’s Far West Side in 2024, it will have six skyscrapers, 5,000 apartments, more than 100 stores, and a public school. One thing it will not have is municipal...