16 articles by Chelsea Graham


Transportation

Why Doesn’t the US Have High Speed Rail?

Jan 12th, 2023 | By Chelsea Graham

High-speed rail is a comfortable, convenient and climate-friendly way of traveling in many countries, but faces logistical and political hurdles in the United States.
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Eco-living, Food systems, Transportation

5 Resolutions for a More Sustainable New Year

Jan 3rd, 2023 | By Chelsea Graham

Smart, structured goal-setting for the year can help you live more sustainably and appreciate your progress over time.
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Eco-living

Last Minute Gifts that Give Back Instead of Going into Landfills

Dec 15th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

A gift doesn’t necessarily have to be an object! With these ideas, you can give a gift that is both thoughtful and personal, as well as good for the planet and your community.
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Food systems

Is the Future of Meat Production Really in the Lab?

Dec 14th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

Lab-made meat hasn’t yet hit the shelves, but proponents see it as a solution to feed the world more sustainably. Skeptics highlight key questions around how successful it might be at scale.
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Transportation

Want to See More People Cycling to Work? Safe Infrastructure is Key

Dec 7th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

Increasing the use of bicycles for transportation can help decrease greenhouse gas emissions. Research shows that safe, suitable infrastructure can help get more bikes on the road.
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Transportation

Shipping innovations to make online shopping more sustainable

Nov 23rd, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

As we do more and more of our purchasing online, it’s more important than ever for companies to invest in innovative technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their supply chains.
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Food System

Level-Up Your Thanksgiving Leftovers with These Creative Recipes and Tips

Nov 14th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

Thanksgiving is one of America’s biggest food waste days. Do your part to keep your leftovers out of the trash by turning them into dishes so tasty you’ll look forward to them year after year.
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Eco-living, Food systems

Fall Preserves for a Colorful Table: Tips for Canning Creatively

Oct 26th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

Canning fall fruit is a great way to avoid food waste, save food without needing refrigeration, and to keep your winter bright and tasty.
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Food systems

Extend Your Growing Season with Tips for Fall & Winter Gardening

Oct 14th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

If you just can’t get enough gardening, learn how to keep your vegetable garden growing under cover or indoors once the weather gets colder.
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Food System

Home-Grown School Meals for Healthy Kids and Happy Farmers

Aug 25th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

Sourcing school meals locally can strengthen food systems, help farmers grow their businesses, and teach kids about eating healthy fresh foods.
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Transportation

Vehicle Start/Stop Technology: A Small Change with Big Potential

Jul 25th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

As start/stop technology becomes more widespread, it has the potential to make huge benefits on the whole, but only if we embrace its incremental vehicle-by-vehicle impact.
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Food Systems

A Quick Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home

Jul 11th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

Mushrooms are a surprisingly easy crop for home gardeners, and can even be grown year round in your basement.
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Eco Living

Make Your Garden More Resilient with a Rain Barrel

Jun 20th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

Harvesting rain to water your garden is an easy way to save resources and money while making your garden more sustainable.
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Food Systems

Foraging: Inside the Modern Resurgence of an Ancient Art

Jun 6th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

Foraging nourished early humans for millions of years, and today is growing in popularity as a way to reconnect with nature, be more self-sufficient, and supplement food sources.
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Transportation

Debating the Future of Urban Transportation

Mar 25th, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

A survey by LSE Cities highlights key challenges and potential directions for urban transportation in the context of climate change, COVID-19, and rising inequalities.
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Eco-Living

How Native Plants Can Benefit Your Garden

Mar 3rd, 2022 | By Chelsea Graham

These low maintenance plants can attract pollinators, provide natural pest control, fight erosion, and turn your yard into a site for conservation.
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