As cooler weather nears and nights take on a chill, you may find yourself dreading the arrival of your energy bill. Driving that bill down, however, requires taking a few steps.
While the number of hours in our days doesn't change, the number of hours of daylight does. Most of the United States follows daylight saving time to combat "shorter" days. But why?
There is one horse that was known to shrink as the Earth warmed up. Valerie Smock has more.
Most are fairly easy DIY jobs and will pay you back in savings fairly quickly.
Even though the climate may be changing, there are still ways to help reduce greenhouse gases. Valerie Smock has more on how to do it.
Taking energy saving steps now pays big dividends in the future.
Energy use correlates directly with how much you pay each month, and the size of your personal carbon footprint. The following infographic takes a look at two hypothetical homeowners: Andy and Randy.
Used to set the Coordinate Universal Time (UTC), the NIST-F1 will not gain or lose a second over nearly 100 million years.
Swapping traditional light bulbs for compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) is one of the easiest ways to start saving energy at home and at work.
Sometimes when you’re traveling, just can’t help it – you need easy and fast when it comes to where you lay your head.
A tiny robot factory could make solar panels as efficiently as an entire Chinese factory.
Use these quick and easy tips to help turn your home into an eco-friendly environment.
The shift from coal to natural gas helped fuel a drop in carbon dioxide emissions this year.
There are many ways to green up any business, large or small—and an added benefit might just be saving money.
If your car got better mileage, would you drive more? Probably, but not enough to offset the fuel economy gain
A survey scores institutions in 139 categories, including energy use, waste management, public engagement, innovation and green research.
There are several methods to reduce or even replace the use of an air conditioning system by using non-mechanical ways to keep your home cool when it's hot outside.
We’ve reduced, reused, and fretted over Ziploc bags for an entire month, and now it’s time to turn all those lessons learned into words we can live by.
Developing nations, particularly India and China, drove 2011's increase in carbon dioxide.
Using stimulus funds, two transit systems in California and Washington State pioneer a cleaner, greener and less expensive method of transportation.
The world's cities have a trashy habit that could make the impacts of climate change even worse.
At a certain threshold, the environment behaves in unpredictable ways.
The 21st-century equivalent of the cavalry has come charging in to rescue cities in China and South Asia in their battles against air pollution and global warming.
In 7 simple (and inexpensive) steps you can transform your home life into one unburdened by the guilt that comes from waste, consumption and toxins.