Stocking up for school can be eco-friendly - and economical

Earth-friendly school supplies can be expensive, but going green doesn't mean asking your kid to open a lemonade stand to help pay. You can be gentle with the planet and respectful of your wallet. ...

Maine bans single-use plastic grocery bags by Earth Day 2020

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is banning single-use plastic bags in grocery check-out lines by April 22, 2020. House Democrats said Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill Monday w...

KFC Taiwan stops serving plastic straws

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the Taiwan Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) planned ban on the use of single-use plastic drinking straws, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restauran...

NYC mayor takes aim at glass towers as energy hogs

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio presides over a city that's known for its skyscrapers but he is no fan of the glass towers that have transformed the Manhattan skyline in recent deca...

Offshore wind developers to invest $4.5M in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The developers of a new offshore wind farm said Monday that they're investing $4.5 million in Rhode Island to advance the industry in the state. Democratic Go...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 22, the 112th day of 2019. There are 253 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 22,...

Bieber, Ariana Grande join Lil Dicky for Earth Day video

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Leonardo DiCaprio have joined rapper-comedian Lil Dicky on a new song and video aimed at bringing awareness to climate change and Earth Day, which is M...

Earth, meet Polo: Ralph Lauren drops plastic bottle shirt

NEW YORK (AP) — Earth, meet Polo. Polo Ralph Lauren on Thursday launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that ...

McDonald's Taiwan to end use of plastic straws by June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- McDonald's Taiwan today announced that in response to the Taiwan Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) planned ban on the use of single-use plastic drinking str...

Taiwan and US renew GLOBE program to continue cooperation in science education

(Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States have agreed to continue a science education promotion program for five more years that will see furthered cooperation between top scientific institut...

EarthX2018 Celebrates Growth, Collaboration and Education after World’s Largest Environmental Expo, Conference and Film Festival

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 14, 2018--As a global environmental platform, the 8 th annual EarthX hosted businesses, NGOs, nonprofits, governments and academic institutions from around the world, lead...

EarthX2018 Celebrates Growth, Collaboration and Education after World’s Largest Environmental Expo, Conference and Film Festival

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 14, 2018--As a global environmental platform, the 8 th annual EarthX hosted businesses, NGOs, nonprofits, governments and academic institutions from around the world, lead...

South Taiwan resort of Kenting will keep cleaning its beaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Facing falling numbers of visitors, beaches in Kenting (墾丁) will be targeted for more cleanup campaigns over the next few months, the Pingtung County Government said Thurs...

Marine ecosystem of Taiping Island hosts 90 new species

Taipei(CNA) - A group of local marine biologists have discovered 90 new species in the water surrounding Taiping Island, the largest of the Spratly Islands controlled by Taiwan in the disputed South C...

Timbers hand NYCFC first loss of the season with 3-0 win

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sebastian Blanco, Fanendo Adi and Larrys Mabiala scored and the Portland Timbers ended New York City FC's season-opening undefeated streak at seven games with a 3-0 victory Sunda...