Climate Change Isn’t Equal: See If Where You Live Is Getting Hotter Faster

Read the full story at Fast Company. Climate change is having an uneven effect across the world, causing extreme weather in some regions but not in others, and harming more poor people than rich people. The impact is even uneven in the United States. Some states are warming faster than others. Take a look at …

These Algae Farms Cover The Walls Of Buildings And Soak Up Carbon

Read the full story in Fast Company. Walls might be the next frontier for urban farming. Though rooftop gardens are fairly common, exterior walls aren’t typically used for growing crops. A “green wall” usually means a covering of plants that won’t be harvested. But while a wall isn't necessarily a good place for vegetables, with …

Solar co-ops bring affordable green power to the people

Read the full story at GreenBiz. While many people associate cooperatives with a place for hippies to buy organic food, the cooperative movement actually has grown far and wide, creating sustainable enterprises that generate jobs and strengthen local economies. Today, nearly 30,000 cooperatives are in the United States, with more than 100 million members. From …

Innovation nets a greener future for undervalued fish

Read the full story at GreenBiz. Talking trash on the docks is nothing new. But talk of how to turn "trash fish" — netted fish that is in less demand — into treasured bounty is a different story. And the idea offers hope for creating new markets that can benefit both fishers and fish. The fact …

Proposed GSA rule tackles electronic waste

Read the full story in Federal Times. Agencies would be prohibited from throwing out electronic waste in landfills, according to a proposed rule released by the General Services Administration April 22. Computers, phones and monitors that would be thrown out would instead be sold or offered to other agencies or donated to schools, state and …

Why wave energy isn’t powering our planet

Read the full story at SmartPlanet. Among the mix of renewable energy sources, collecting energy from the movement of the ocean seems like it should be a sure thing. It has the benefit of being abundant, constant, and predictable, all good qualities when you're looking for a new energy source. The U.K. alone believes wave …