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New Program to Get Israelis on Their Bikes

The government is working to encourage commuters to take public transportation or use bicycles in congested cities in central Israel.Moshe Cohen, 1/18/2015, 10:07 PM

Revealed: Most Polluting Factories in Israel

Environmental Protection Ministry names names of top polluters. Electric Company terms report ‘inaccurate.’Maayana Miskin, 12/1/2013, 2:20 PM

'Green' Efrat To Turn Down Streetlight Costs

Efrat taking yet another step towards turning itself into the “greenest” town in Israel.David Lev, 11/14/2013, 2:56 PM

'International Cleanup Day'

"Clean Up The World" campaign looks to inspire communities to clean up, fix up, and conserve their environment.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/3/2013, 11:31 PM

New Pollution Plan Revives 'Cash for Clunkers'

The government is set to authorize on Sunday a major plan to battle air pollution in Israel.David Lev, 8/11/2013, 10:22 AM

UN Food Program Director: Can Men Plan for Future?

Ertharin Cousin took part in the President's Conference and tried to answer some troubling questions.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 6/23/2013, 10:00 PM

'Extinct' Frog Appears in Israel

An ‘extinct’ frog makes a comeback in Israel’s Hula Valley, becoming a unique ‘living fossil.' A change from archaeological finds., 6/4/2013, 6:22 PM

Customs Inspectors Prevent 'Frog Terror Attack'

Customs inspectors at Ben Gurion Airport nabbed a smuggler who had attempted to bring some 30 poison dart frogs into the countryDavid Lev, 4/18/2013, 1:33 PM

CleanTech - Int'l. "Green" Conference and Expo

The 17th annual international event for Clean Technologies took place this week in Tel Aviv. Yoni Kempinski, 2/1/2013, 9:21 AM

Video: Israeli Produces Cardboard Bicycle

A self-described bicycle freak from a moshav near Netanya has produced a cardboard bike he wants to peddle for about $20. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/16/2012, 12:14 PM

New Guidelines May Sink EU Biofuels Industry

Rising food prices have prompted the EU to rethink a policy of support for growing biofuels.Amiel Ungar, 9/12/2012, 2:04 PM

Fire Moves Underground, Continues to Burn

A fire that broke out in a northern town in May has still not been put out – and is continuing to burn undergroundDavid Lev, 8/17/2012, 1:14 AM

SodaStream Starts a Sizzle with Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola is suing Israel-based SodaStream for using its bottles in their environmental ads highlighting plastic bottles as waste. Chana Ya'ar, 6/27/2012, 7:05 PM

Firefighters Work to Prevent Haifa Chemical Fire

A dozen firefighting crews worked for long hours Thursday morning to prevent what could have been a major chemical fire in HaifaDavid Lev, 6/21/2012, 12:26 PM

IDF Turns Out the Lights for ‘Earth Day’

The IDF imposed a literal blackout for one hour Monday night to participate in Earth Day and raise awareness of a natural environment.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/23/2012, 9:10 AM

Jerusalem Controversy over Fast Route to Tel Aviv

A faster route to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem has environmental protection groups unhappy. Protest planned.Maayana Miskin, 2/26/2012, 7:20 PM

Canada, Others Threaten EU With Retaliation

The EU's attempt to pressure other countries into stronger environmental measures is encountering resistance.Amiel Ungar, 2/24/2012, 11:57 AM

Tu B’Shvat Goes ‘Modern Green’

The Tu B’Shvat holiday traditionally is celebrated by planting trees to make Israel green. Environmentalists add new meanings.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/7/2012, 8:38 PM

Fighting Fire with… Goats?

Climate Change & Forest Fires conference hears novel ideas for prevention of forest fires.Gil Ronen, 1/31/2012, 5:59 PM

'Greening’ is for Environment, not Hamas

The IDF is trying to educate Arabs in Judea and Samaria to make their cities green, which happens to be the same color as the Hamas flag. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/24/2012, 8:21 AM

EU to Go Ahead with Carbon Tax on Airlines

The EU and the US are on a confrontation course over the EU carbon tax designed to reduce pollution by airplanes.Amiel Ungar, 12/22/2011, 4:46 AM

MK: Lower the Mosque Noise!

The government will discuss a law that would require mosques to temper the prayer announcements made by muezzins at Islamic prayer times.David Lev, 12/8/2011, 9:24 AM

Obama Catch-22: The Keystone XL Pipeline

The Keystone XL pipeline pits two groups of Obama supporters against each other. Jobs vs. environment.Amiel Ungar, 11/8/2011, 7:40 AM

Two House Committees Will Investigate Solyndra

The House will begin hearings on the Obama Administration poster company that went bankrupt, leaving the government holding the bag.Amiel Ungar, 9/23/2011, 12:43 AM

Greens See Red Over Obama Retreat

Faced with dismal job reports, Barack Obama cannot risk 'green' policies that might make things worse. Amiel Ungar, 9/4/2011, 6:49 PM

Demonstrators Want New Elections Not Carbon T

Protesters claim that Prime Minister Julia Gillard has no mandate for a carbon tax after she made an electoral promise barring the tax.Aryeh ben Hayim, 8/16/2011, 7:33 PM

GE Acquires Lightech

Hoping to cash in on its green technology GE has acquired LightechAryeh ben Hayim, 7/26/2011, 4:56 PM

Solar Farms Bad for Environment?

A study by the Nature Authority says that the Negev is the wrong place for a solar farm.David Lev, 7/21/2011, 9:01 PM

Fracturing Process Weakens Russia and Iran

According to a Baker Institute Study full exploitation of shale gas will alter the geopolitical balance in a favorable directionAmiel Ungar, 7/21/2011, 8:24 PM

EU Rules Won't Fly Say Airlines

The European attempt to impose emission curbs on foreign carriers outside its airspace is facing heavy resistance.Amiel Ungar, 7/6/2011, 11:07 PM