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Dear EarthTalk: How far along are we at developing algae-based and other higher yield sources of biofuels? — Jason McCabe, Tullahoma, TN A few...

EarthTalk® | June 2013

Dear EarthTalk: I hear the term "greenwashing" a lot these days but am still not sure exactly what it means. Can you enlighten? --...
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EarthTalk® | May 2013

Dear EarthTalk: My kids just want to play videos games and watch TV all day. Do you have any tips for getting them outside...

EarthTalk® | Organic Foods

Dear EarthTalk: There's been a lot of coverage on the topic of organic foods and how they aren't actually any healthier than conventional foods....

EarthTalk® | January 2013

Credit: iStockPhoto/ThinkstockThree steps to a healthier, greener laundry room: Use natural, nontoxic detergents free of harsh chemicals, dyes and perfumes; lose the fabric...

EarthTalk® | December 2012

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that cutting and burning trees adds more global warming pollution to the atmosphere than all the cars and trucks...

EarthTalk® | Obama & Romney on the Environment

Dear EarthTalk: Given that the presidential election is just around the corner, what can you tell me about each candidate's environmental track record and...

EarthTalk® | October 2012

Dear EarthTalk: Which are the most eco-friendly and non-toxic (to people, cats and sanitation systems) cat litters? -- Sam Barnes, Macon, GA It makes sense...

Toxic Baby Bottles a Concern, though No Link is Certain

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that some baby bottles contain chemicals that can cause health problems for babies? If so, how can I find...

Do I have to feed my cat meat?

Dear EarthTalk: I don't eat meat, for a variety of ethical and environmental reasons, and I’d rather not feed it to my cat, either....

‘Smart’ energy grid gains ground

Dear EarthTalk: What is the so-called "smart grid" I've been hearing about, and how can it save energy and money? - Larry Burger, Litchfield,...

Baby Bottle Safety and Toxic Chemicals

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that some baby bottles contain chemicals that can cause health problems for babies? If so, how can I find...

How to Start an Environmental Club in School

Dear EarthTalk: I'm thinking about starting an environmental club in my middle school. Can you give me some ideas about how to start? Can...

Environment-friendly Holiday Gifts are Available

Dear EarthTalk: Can you recommend some sources for toys and other holiday gifts that are both safe and not harmful to the environment? -...

Natural Headache Remedies are Available

Dear EarthTalk: Are there natural headache remedies that can get me off of Tylenol, Advil and other medicines whose side effects can be as...

Recycling does not include the Tops of Cans, Bottles

Dear EarthTalk: Everyone knows we should recycle metal, glass and plastic cans and bottles, but what about all the lids, tops and caps? I...

How safe are plastic food storage containers?

Dear EarthTalk: I've read that plastic bottles are not always safe to reuse over and over as harmful chemicals can leach out into the...