Corporate sustainability helps consumers save money and the planet

(BPT) - A whopping 92% of homeowners incorporate sustainable features during a kitchen renovation, according to a recent Houzz survey. But there are simpler ways for anyone to make their kitchen a …
Biden greenlights Alaska drilling project and extends new protections to the state's North Slope
After a multi-year battle in and out of courts, President Biden has approved the controversial Willow drilling project in Alaska
Guide to different types of bike lanes
Velotric compiled a list of some of the most common types of bike lanes in the U.S. and sorted them by how much separation and protection they provide from vehicles.
How lifetime emissions of different energy sources stack up
Rocket Solar analyzed data from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to see how greenhouse gas emissions differ among energy sources throughout their life cycle.  

Could 2023 be the year offshore wind energy takes off in the US?

Offshore wind energy represents a fraction of U.S. electricity generation. That could soon change.  

Visualizing solar power capacity across the US

Rocket Solar cited data from the Energy Information Administration to analyze solar utility use and development and how it's grown over the past 30 years.  

20% of carbon emissions from the food creation chain come from shipping

Analyzing a 2022 paper on greenhouse gas emissions, Thistle broke down findings about carbon emissions in the food supply chain and supporting data about the global impact of food systems.  

Sustainability ideas

Big Oil’s trade group allies outspent clean energy groups by a whopping 27x, with billions in ads and lobbying to keep fossil fuels flowing

You’ve probably seen ads promoting gas and oil companies as the solutions to climate change. They’re meant to be inspiring and hopeful, with scenes of a green, clean future. But shiny ads are not all these companies ...

4 factors that show the environmental benefits of plant-based meat

Thistle compiled data on four markers that show how consuming plant-based meat instead of conventional meat is better for the planet using research by the Good Food Institute.

How states compare by their commercial energy use

LED Lighting Supply compiled a list of the states that use the most commercial energy per building using data from the Building Performance Database from the Department of Energy.

Americans spend $179 on fuel each month—here's how to spend less

CoPilot looked into the Consumer Expenditure Surveys to see how much Americans spend on vehicle fuel and suggested ways to lower that expenditure.

How the cost of solar panels has fallen

Rocket Solar cited data from the Energy Information Administration to look at how the cost of solar panels has fallen and what that means for electric power in the U.S.  

The side benefits of clean energy

Rocket Solar compiled a list of some of the side benefits of clean energy using a variety of government, nonprofit, and academic sources.  

Plumbing solutions for tiny houses and nontraditional spaces

(BPT) - Ignited by the pandemic in 2020 and 2021, alternative housing options continue to trend upward — even while the overall housing market has cooled. Remote work has opened possibilities …
4 ways to improve the air you breathe indoors
(BPT) - Especially in the winter months, most people spend the bulk of each day — up to 90%* — indoors, according to the U.S. EPA. Unfortunately, whether at home, in the car or at work, …
How much packaging we use (and what happens to it)
The Rounds examined historical data from the Environmental Protection Agency to see what happens to packaging after it's thrown away and how that's changed over time.
3 product labels help you do good while shopping
(BPT) - Did you know your dollars have the power to support positive change? Spending your money in ways that align with your values makes a difference for yourself and the causes close to your …
How the flood risk has changed in your state, according to FEMA
Stacker cited data from FEMA's revamped national flood insurance program, Risk Rating 2.0, to look at how flood insurance premiums will change across every state.  
US metro areas with the worst air pollution
Stacker compiled a list of the metro areas with the worst pollution in the U.S. using the 2022 American Lung Association State of the Air Report.  
Other lifestyle stories

25 idioms that were common in the '60s

Stacker compiled a thorough list of 25 words and phrases that were specifically popular, or popularized, during the 1960s.

4 Ways to Support and Uplift Women Around You

(Family Features) For many women, life is busy and moves at such a fast pace, it might seem to pass them by. Here are a few ways to uplift and celebrate the women around you.

10 groundbreaking inventions and the women who created them

Stacker scoured the internet to highlight 10 groundbreaking inventions and celebrate the women who created them.

States with the most active-duty military members

Stacker compiled a list of the states with the most active-duty military members using 2021 data from the Department of Defense.

Something New For Texas Science Classrooms

(NAPSI)—Education experts agree, the best way to engage students in science is to meet them where they are with digital resources. Digital resources for science education make learning fun and …

10 states that make the most tax revenue from commercial betting

What states make the most revenue from gambling? OLBG compiled data to show the states that collected the most tax revenue in 2021.

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