'Straws' film reveals how the straw in your drink is hurting the world
More than half a million straws are thrown away daily in the U.S. These get blown and washed into oceans and rivers, where animals mistake them for food.
2017 Gary Varvel Indianapolis 500 Poster
IndyStar cartoonist Gary Varvel’s one-of-a-kind poster features caricatures of every winning driver of the Indianapolis 500 -- from Ray Harroun, inaugural victor in 1911, to Alexander Rossi, who took the checkered flag in 2016. Varvel sets the drivers in Victory Lane, beneath the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s iconic pagoda. The poster also highlights the evolution of the Indy car, including Wilbur Shaw’s 1939 Maserati roadster and A.J. Foyt’s 1967 rear-engine Coyote.
Insider: One of state's top high school basketball rivalries just got bigger
Jason Delaney knows how this looks.
How a growing timber business revived a forest
A tiny town in Ecuador was in rough shape until residents and environmentalists came up with a successful business plan.
What You Should Know Before Going Solar
The facts about using solar power.
Why is corporate America picking wind power over solar?
Google, Microsoft, Dow Chemical and other big companies are buying five times more wind than solar electricity in the race to hit ambitious emissions targets
The Top 10 Young Adult and Children's Books of 2017
Some of the most difficult issues facing us this past year — sexual harassment, police brutality and mental health — surfaced as themes in children’s...
Fracking produces tons of radioactive waste. What should we do with it?
States are struggling to deal with the potentially dangerous drilling byproducts that are being dumped in landfills throughout the Marcellus Shale.
Solar Speaks: Tile roof install advice from Quick Mount PV
In this Solar Speaks episode, we chat with Jeff Spies at Quick Mount PV about solar installations on tile roofs, including when solar installers sho