Students Design and Race Eco-Cars of the Future

Students Design and Race Eco-Cars of the Future Engineering competitions that involve cars and the environment attracted plenty of attention this spring. One collegiate engineering competition, EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future, was held in late May in San Diego, Calif. This three-year competition was established by the United States Department of Energy and …

Going Green, Saving Green

Discussions about how to help the Earth and save money at the same time certainly aren’t just reserved for Earth Day. We often hear terms like “going green,”  “sustainable living,” and “eco-friendly.” Many people are seeking ways to change their daily routines in order go green and save green at home and at work. Here …

Consider Giving the Gift of Water—It Could Save a Life

Americans tend to take clean water for granted. Freshwater pollution is a serious issue for about half the world’s population, leading to about 250 million cases of water-related diseases and between 5 and 10 million deaths each year. According to UNICEF, nearly 900 million people lack access to clean water and 2.5 billion lack decent …