Faith in renewable energy remains strong, even in a tough economy

Faith in renewable energy remains strong, even in a tough economy

The guiding principle of the Climate Win column is this: Increased awareness of sustainability developments shows that progress on the climate crisis is possible. My hope in writing this column each week is that by purveying the good news, instead of the usual destruction and devastation that generally catches headlines, readers will be encouraged to … Read more

A 480-mile trekking route is now open on Vancouver Island

A 480-mile trekking route is now open on Vancouver Island

A new long-distance hiking trail spanning British Columbia’s Vancouver Island is nearly complete. The Vancouver Island Trail will run from Victoria in the southeast to Cape Scott on the island’s northwestern tip. The route has been under development since 2009 and will bring together nearly forgotten logging and mining access roads with sections of freshly … Read more

The best national parks for every type of traveler

The best national parks for every type of traveler

When it’s time to get out in the wild in the United States, you’ve got an astounding 62 national parks to choose from. But that’s just the problem: You have to choose. To make it easier on you, we looked across the country and selected the absolutely best national park for your circumstances — whether … Read more

Los Angeles mayor will shut off water and power to houses hosting large parties

Los Angeles mayor will shut off water and power to houses hosting large parties

COVID-19 public health orders are much more unenforceable than previously thought, and Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti is showing the way. On Wednesday, Garcetti announced that he will authorize the city to shut off water and power to properties that host large house parties in defiance of health officers’ orders regarding COVID-19. Large gatherings are … Read more