Researchers say we’re distracted 47 percent of our lives. Increasing our focus could help us—and the people around us—feel happier.
The defeat of what seemed unstoppable—Arch Coal’s Otter Creek mine—marks an encouraging shift in the fight against Big Coal.
Happy people are healthier, make more money, and live longer. Thankfully researchers say it’s something we can cultivate with practice. Here’s how.
Scientists aren’t the only ones who can solve problems like malnutrition—in fact, people who face hunger might be better at solving it.
The landmark deal between 27 First Nations, environmentalists, forest industry, and government preserves 85 percent of old-growth in one of the world’s great forests.
New studies show being in nature may increase your willingness to be generous, trusting, and helpful toward others.
It will take at least three decades to completely leave behind fossil fuels. But we can do it. And the first step is to start with the easy stuff.
Justice Scalia was a thorn in the side of the environmental movement. Now that his seat is up for grabs, the Supreme Court could be in position to make serious gains for the climate.
Doomed as it may be, an oil tax is a step toward redefining energy as a public good—for which everyone pays the cost of overuse and abuse.
Despite decaying infrastructure and budget pressures, city water utilities have mostly delivered on their promise of healthy water.
This neighborhood made gardens out of vacant lots to tackle gentrification and high youth unemployment.