This study is one of the few to break down the environmental impacts of individual self-selected diets.
Insects are poised to reinvent industrial animal agriculture.
A new study asks: Can countries meet citizens' needs without over-consuming resources?
New research finds we're driving less in the Internet age, and that's reducing our energy consumption.
The man-made material basically never breaks down, but we keep making more and more of it.
And they're called Veblen goods.
As an urban activity, work has been displaced.
Over the past five years, wine has made massive gains in the hearts of Americans.
Our multimedia presentation on the evolution of fairness continues with an examination conspicuous consumption among primitive peoples.
An astrophysicist surveys Miller-McCune’s carbon footprint graphic from a post-Durban climate change vantage and wonders if the U.S. and the world can’t do a better job of stepping up to the challenge of climate control.
Nonprofit finds that 88 percent of Oregonians surveyed agree that reducing consumption is a good thing.
Farm biodiversity is disappearing. If we would just eat endangered crops and livestock now, restoring their role in the food supply, we could save them from extinction.
Analysis: Two prominent energy thinkers suggest a direction for what to do as the spigots start trailing off — which they feel is much closer than do most in the industry.
Here's how government can help curb America's seemingly endless appetite for "more."