There is a third, more sustainable option: the library.
Source: TreeHugger – Which is greener, books or e-books? Neither.
In which we tackle one of life’s more pressing queries.
Source: TreeHugger – What does a polar bear smell like?
Children born today will grow up in a disease-ridden, malnourished world, unless governments stick to the Paris Agreement.
Source: TreeHugger – Climate change will hurt children the most, report says
Is Spaceflight-shaming the next big thing after flight-shaming? Or do we have bigger things to worry about?
Source: TreeHugger – A SpaceX launch puts out as much CO2 as flying 341 people across the Atlantic
A hopeful report by Greenpeace envisions a future where supermarkets have gotten rid of superfluous waste.
Source: TreeHugger – How a ‘Smart Supermarket’ could do away with plastic packaging
Our photo of the day comes from Yosemite National Park.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Here kitty
Learn how to master the mashed potato with a few simple tweaks.
Source: TreeHugger – Two tricks for perfect mashed potatoes
There are huge upfront carbon emissions from building new housing; a better approach is to be smarter about what we have.
Source: TreeHugger – This campaign platform for housing in London has ideas that could work anywhere
A new study finds that ultra-fine particles increase the risk of brain cancer.
Source: TreeHugger – Nanoparticles from air pollution (mostly car exhaust) go straight into your brain
But what is the best criterion?
Source: TreeHugger – Montreal to charge more for parking for bigger vehicles
The actor told protestors last week that her red coat “is the last article of clothing” she’ll ever buy.
Source: TreeHugger – Jane Fonda says she’s done with shopping
Nothing exotic here, but it’s all practical, versatile, and nutritious.
Source: TreeHugger – 20 ingredients for a frugal pantry
Our photo of the day offers an avian mystery.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Did this mallard adopt a moorhen?
NASA finds that over the last 20 years, the atmosphere above the Amazon rainforest has been drying out – here’s why.
Source: TreeHugger – Humans are drying up the Amazon rainforest
Most of us know that tomatoes are fruits, but some of these other ‘vegetables’ may surprise you.
Source: TreeHugger – 15 vegetables that are actually fruits
We have to reconsider what is “acceptable for how houses should look and feel.”
Source: TreeHugger – It’s time for a revolution in the way we look at buildings
Sure, there are higher-tech ways of operating, but I’m just not interested.
Source: TreeHugger – 9 old-fashioned habits that I stubbornly cling to
He was a pioneer of sustainable design.
Source: TreeHugger – RIP Ted Cullinan, “an architect who made the world better”
Plan your big meal carefully to minimize what gets thrown away.
Source: TreeHugger – 10 ways to waste less food at Thanksgiving
Our photo of the day comes from southern Louisiana.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Alligator soaks it up