OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) - Some homeowners have monthly heating bills approaching what a northern Ohio man expects to spend each year to heat his family's new, energy-saving house.
Peter Crowley says the 3,000-square-footMore >>
CINCINNATI (AP) - The practice of tailoring buildings to meet specific requirements for "green" certification is growing.
City leaders are responding by implementing incentives for companies and organizationsMore >>
PITTSBURGH (AP) - An environmental group has sued FirstEnergy, claiming it violated federal and state air pollution laws at a western Pennsylvania coal-fired power plant.
PennFuture told Akron, Ohio-basedMore >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - People want their leaders to move boldly to help the environment but give them dismal grades for their actions so far, according to a poll released Wednesday that highlighted rampantMore >>
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Wal-Mart says it is making an environmentally-friendly decision to sell only concentrated liquid laundry detergent.
The world's largest retailer says the move will save millionsMore >>
VIENNA, Austria (AP) - Global warming may be melting glaciers and forcing polar bears onto land, but doctors warn it could also affect your heart.
"If it really is a few degrees warmer in the next 50More >>
Cleveland, OH - The big social issue of the day is, of course, the environment. Never has it been so trendy to be green. And, never has it been so costly to try. Well-meaning people who care about theMore >>
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Protection for consumers and the development of alternative energy sources are at the heart of Governor Ted Strickland's long-awaited energy plan released Wednesday. Strickland saysMore >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - "We have met the enemy, and he is us," the comic-strip character Pogo said decades ago. A new analysis of last year's near-record temperatures in the United States suggests he was right.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio can revive its sinking manufacturing industry and decrease its dependence on carbon-emitting coal if the state requires a portion of electricity to be produced with renewableMore >>
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Brad Pitt toured the construction site of a house in the city's Lower 9th Ward that is based on the winning design in a competition he launched to help the area recover from Hurricane Katrina.
Wearing khaki pants, T-shirt and hard hat, the 43-year-old actor walked through the house Tuesday, pointing out its many "green" features, including blue walls treated with a nontoxic repellant for mold and termites.More >>
Considering "going green"? You're probably not the only one.
Enter almost any grocery store and you're bound to find so-called green cleaning products next to traditionalMore >>
CINCINNATI (AP) - The nation's largest traditional grocer is expanding organic food offerings and its customer targets for the hot-growing segment.
The new push by Kroger Co., being launched Wednesday,More >>
SINGAPORE (AP) - Research aimed at disputing the scientific consensus on global warming is part of a huge public misinformation campaign funded by some of the world's largest carbon polluters, former ViceMore >>
DETROIT (AP) - Hybrid vehicles are on track to achieve record U.S. sales this year despite signs consumer interest in hybrids is waning, an auto information company said Thursday.
An estimated 187,000More >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - The move to "green" computer technology is paying off in terms of energy savings.
The Green Electronics Council says the purchase of more than 36 (m) million computer desktops, laptopsMore >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - Actor Rob Lowe, who portrays a member of Congress on television, appeared before lawmakers Thursday and promoted tax credits for people who add a plug-in feature to hybrid cars and trucks. LoweMore >>
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) - Live Earth started in Asia with an ancient Aboriginal instrument, toured through rehashed 1970s rock, 1980s pop and laid-back surfer music, and touched the future with a holographic appearance by Al Gore.More >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that current smog standards don't sufficiently protect public health and proposed tightening them for the first time in a decade.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - If you saw the Red Hot Chili Peppers whispering to Al Gore when they accepted their Grammy Award for best rock album in February, that's the moment they committed to playing Live Earth.More >>
The bride chose a gown that could be worn again to parties, the groom organized guest car pools in hybrid vehicles, and the couple picked an outdoor Japanese garden over a big, energy-sucking receptionMore >>
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida's only hydrogen station opened Wednesday for the first U.S. fleet of Ford shuttle buses powered by the alternative fuel, testing a technology that can lower greenhouse gasesMore >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - The ocean, which has absorbed some excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere for centuries, may be losing that ability, a new report says.
The buildup of carbon dioxide in the air sinceMore >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush responded Monday to a Supreme Court ruling by ordering federal agencies to find a way to begin regulating vehicle emissions by the time he leaves office.
In a Rose GardenMore >>
CLEVELAND (AP) - More businesses want to use environmentally friendly paper, and two Cleveland printers are among a growing number that have been certified by an international organization that sets standardsMore >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate committee approved a plan Tuesday to increase fuel efficiency standards to an average of 35 miles per gallon by 2020 in a move closely watched by automakers and environmental groups.More >>
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A trip to the grocery store is becoming a lot more fashionable as consumers look to designer totes to bag their greens and express their style. Hermes, Stella McCartney and ConsueloMore >>
Cleveland, OH - Nowhere is bold-faced hypocrisy on better display these days than the melodramatic antics of Hollywood's celebrity environmentalists. There they are: Clooney, DiCaprio, Madonna, RedfordMore >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Environmental Protection Agency repeatedly refused to say Tuesday how soon he will comply with a Supreme Court ruling and decide whether to regulate carbon dioxide, theMore >>
Fuel-efficient cars are taking the nation by storm! And why not - Hybrid owners enjoy great gas milage, cut pollution and earn a tax break. Hybrids Save Gas and Cash: Hybrids get terrific gas mileageMore >>
LOVELAND, Ohio (AP) - Grocery shoppers at the new Kroger store in this eastern Cincinnati suburb are bathed in sunlight from 75 skylights in rows overlooking the aisles.
It's the most noticeable amongMore >>
DETROIT (AP) - When it comes to producing "green" cars, Honda is tops while American automakers are bringing up the rear. The latest study by the Union of Concerned Scientists looked at the performanceMore >>