Boston’s World Naked Bike Ride 
For the third time, the World Naked Bike Ride pedaled its way through Boston on Saturday.
(Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe)

Boston’s World Naked Bike Ride

For the third time, the World Naked Bike Ride pedaled its way through Boston on Saturday.

(Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe)

Wind farms on land grow with few critics 
Despite controversy that has slowed the Cape Wind project in Nantucket Sound, land-based wind farms are expanding rapidly in the region.
(TONY TALBOT/ASSOCIATED PRESS/FILE 2011)

Wind farms on land grow with few critics

Despite controversy that has slowed the Cape Wind project in Nantucket Sound, land-based wind farms are expanding rapidly in the region.

(TONY TALBOT/ASSOCIATED PRESS/FILE 2011)

Despite gains, Boston lags in recycling 
Boston has nearly doubled its residential recycling rate over the past five years, yet fewer than 1 in 5 pieces of household waste gets recycled.
(ARAM BOGHOSIAN FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

Despite gains, Boston lags in recycling

Boston has nearly doubled its residential recycling rate over the past five years, yet fewer than 1 in 5 pieces of household waste gets recycled.

(ARAM BOGHOSIAN FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

JULIETTE KAYYEM
The Pentagon is stopped from going green 
It is odd that the Senate Armed Services Committee has prohibited the Pentagon, the single biggest consumer of fossil fuels, from spending money on cleaner energy alternatives.
(HEATHER HOPP-BRUCE/THE BOSTON GLOBE)

JULIETTE KAYYEM

The Pentagon is stopped from going green

It is odd that the Senate Armed Services Committee has prohibited the Pentagon, the single biggest consumer of fossil fuels, from spending money on cleaner energy alternatives.

(HEATHER HOPP-BRUCE/THE BOSTON GLOBE)

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St. Patrick’s Day parade brings peaceful party 
- Green was on every street corner Sunday as tens of thousands of revelers thronged South Boston for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Green shamrocks topped green floats packed with revelers in Kelly green hats.

St. Patrick’s Day parade brings peaceful party

- Green was on every street corner Sunday as tens of thousands of revelers thronged South Boston for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Green shamrocks topped green floats packed with revelers in Kelly green hats.

A working model of efficiency
- By year’s end, energy research firm Fraunhofer CSE will transform 5 Channel Center into a laboratory of the world’s newest clean-energy technologies.

A working model of efficiency

- By year’s end, energy research firm Fraunhofer CSE will transform 5 Channel Center into a laboratory of the world’s newest clean-energy technologies.

Green electricity finds few customers in Mass.
- Five years after NStar became the first state utility to allow customers to buy wind farm electricity, less than 1 percent of the company’s nearly 900,000 customers have enrolled.

Green electricity finds few customers in Mass.

- Five years after NStar became the first state utility to allow customers to buy wind farm electricity, less than 1 percent of the company’s nearly 900,000 customers have enrolled.

MIT finds a new cleaning solution
- Water charged with electricity on site replaces chemicals at conference center.

MIT finds a new cleaning solution

Water charged with electricity on site replaces chemicals at conference center.

Coffee process taps the sun’s energy
- The typical American drinks three cups of coffee a day, but the average Joe doesn’t know much about his morning cup.

Coffee process taps the sun’s energy

- The typical American drinks three cups of coffee a day, but the average Joe doesn’t know much about his morning cup.

Is this the best commute in Boston?
- It takes Rob McDonald roughly an hour to get from his home in Brookline, near the western edge of the BU campus, to his office in Kendall Square.

Is this the best commute in Boston?

- It takes Rob McDonald roughly an hour to get from his home in Brookline, near the western edge of the BU campus, to his office in Kendall Square.