Our Mission

We cannot wait for others to solve our environmental problems. Through education, we activate sustainable practices and behaviors to foster a safe, healthy and equitable world. The future of our planet lies with us.

Renewable Energy Is About to Get Supersized

Get ready for the supergrid.

When spark meets sprawl: Building in wildlands increases fire risk

Fire is as common to Western states as the drought-dried shrubs that feed the flames.

SF Bay ecosystem collapsing as rivers diverted, scientists report

WASHINGTON — Evidence of what scientists are calling the planet’s Sixth Mass Extinction is appearing in San Francisco Bay and its estuary, the largest on the Pacific Coast of North and South America, according to a major new study.

The Clean Air Act Was Supposed To Protect Us. Here’s Why It’s Not

ALBANY, N.Y. — When Deneen Carter-El moved to the Ezra Prentice Homes in Albany’s South End two decades ago, she thought the beige-colored townhouses and trimmed lawns would be a welcome change from high-rise public housing.

But appearances were deceiving.

See the Real Cost of Your Gas Guzzler

Check the sticker price on an electric car or a plug-in hybrid on the market today, and you’re likely to find a bumped-up charge for zero- or low-emission models compared with internal combustion vehicles.

Mimicking Nature to Fight Climate Change

Can nature teach us to how to mitigate the effects of climate change, or even to reverse it?

As drought grips Iran, farmers lament loss of a way of life

Watermelons once sprung from this soil, the giant striped fruit dotting the arid landscape like mushrooms after a rain.

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