By Becky Striepe on April 2, 2014
Fourteen-year-old Suvir Mirchandani’s science project could save the U.S. federal government around $400 million in printing costs annually. The best part? Those savings represent using fewer resources. They wouldn’t have to print less or cut back in any way. All they’d have to do is begin using Garamond – a font that’s included for free on basically any computer.
By Becky Striepe on November 14, 2013
This might seem like a silly question, right? After all, we are talking about a bottle of water. Isn’t the answer right there in the question?
By Becky Striepe on August 27, 2013
Last Wednesday – August 21st – was Earth Overshoot Day. What does that mean for the planet and the people who live here?
By LiveOAK Staff on April 22, 2013
Sometimes, fighting to protect the natural world can feel like a losing battle. Get inspired by this infographic that shows how far we’ve come.
By Becky Striepe on January 11, 2013
The coal lobby has thrown billions of dollars at convincing consumers that “clean coal” is the future of American energy. It’s abundant, it’s cheap, and thanks to carbon capture technology, burning coal isn’t as bad for the planet as it used to be! That’s the claim, and it’s partly true. Unfortunately, there is really no such thing as “clean coal.”