In Saint Paul, Minnesota, there's a team hard at work retrofitting homes with the latest in energy efficient solutions. Where's your water faucet aerator? Watch
This is the simplest solar still design for distilling water using a parabolic dish, a vacuum tube, and a glass.
There are 130 million homes in the U.S. and they are responsible for 25% of the nation's green house gas emissions. See how this homeowner is getting to zero...and beyond! Watch
Better communication is helping communities become more resilient to disasters. The Susquehanna River Basin provides water to 700,000 people, including Philadelphians. See how their government is keeping watch. Watch
More people live in cities now than in any other time in human history--nearly half the world’s population. They are the economic engines of our society, but they are also the source of 80% of global greenhouse gas emissions.
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City trees can reduce hourly ozone by up to 15 percent, sulfur dioxide by 14 percent, and particulate matter by 13 percent--and they're pretty as well! Watch