Within seven years, driverless cars will be hitting the market, and studies project they will eventually slash driving-related deaths by two-thirds and lower fuel use by 20 percent.
From Tasmania to San Francisco to Morocco, governments are moving against pollution and trash by banning plastic shopping bags, water bottles and even microbeads.
With 100 miles of new bike lanes already, Chicago is now moving to build floating, solar-powered paths along the Chicago River to create an auto-free commute.
The helium balloons released into the sky at special events often come down in ocean waters, where they damage the digestive tracts of fish, dolphins, whales and sea turtles.
Ikea’s new line of “no waste” products includes cabinet doors made partly of recycled plastic bottles, a chair made of recycled plastic and wood, and vases made of recycled glass.
All of the electric trains in the Netherlands are now running on energy generated by wind turbines, transmitted via high-voltage power lines.
About 7.4 billion pounds of dirty plastic baby diapers pile up in landfills each year, yet cloth diapers offer clear environmental and cost advantages and even help with potty training.
We can give a helping hand to vanishing species of butterflies by planting blossom-rich landscapes.
Iowa State University researchers have made synthetic-leather shoes and vests out of fabric they developed using kombucha tea, vinegar and water.
After 52 percent of voters gave a thumbs-up, California is banning all single-use plastic bags, which have numbered a whopping 25 million daily.