Hampshire College joins Smith and Williams in going for the most stringent certification in the green building industry. “Living Buildings” are so green, they are meant to produce more energy than they use. But some question their ultimate environmental benefit.
Democratic voters are familiar with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. But they’ll see another name on the Massachusetts primary ballot: Rocky De La Fuente.
A talk with Green Party candidate Bill Kreml as we speak with presidential candidates ahead of Tuesday’s primary.
We invited each candidate still on the presidential primary ballot to come on our air for an interview about issues important to western Massachusetts. We’ll hear from the candidates who responded to that invitation.
It’ll be another beautiful day today…with above average temperatures for this time of year. But it’ll cost you. That’s the takeaway from a recent study […]
A proposed pipeline would bring natural gas from New York and Pennsylvania through the Berkshires to Dracut, Massachusetts. Many residents are unhappy, but others are excited by the prospect of new jobs.
While many of us may prefer to never again see temperatures drop below zero like they did earlier this week across the country, the deep […]
On the side of a mountain road in Pennsylvania’s Tiadaghton State Forest, I’m trying to avoid a steady stream of heavy truck traffic. Acres of […]
Millions of American property owners get flood insurance from the federal government and a lot of them get a hefty discount. But over the past […]
The Endangered Species Act turns 40 on Dec. 28. The law helped bring back iconic species like the wolf, grizzly bear and bald eagle, after […]
Hurricane Sandy last year did more harm to coastal cities and homes than any hurricane in U.S. history, except Katrina. Most of that damage has […]
There is a broad scientific consensus that to keep global warming in check, we need to phase out 80 percent of all oil, coal and […]