Phoenix, Arizona (NAPSI) - While high heat can drain your energy, increase your utility bills and make your AC work overtime, there are simple ways you can save energy without compromising comfort.

Des Moines, Iowa (NAPSI) - How much you pay at the pump, how much we can avoid pollution and combat climate change, and how effectively we can stand up to other countries can all depend on whether the government continues a policy that’s been called an unmitigated success.

Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 50 percent of an average U.S. home’s energy bill can be linked directly to cooling and heating costs, which amounts to approximately $1,100 per year, depending on location.

Colorado Springs, Colorado (NAPSI) - A growing number of consumers are learning that “going green”-taking steps to conserve energy and resources can be very rewarding. Not only are they saving money, but they are also helping to cut back on waste in their home and in their community.

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - People around theU.S. are increasingly bringing the “green” back to their neighborhoods. In addition to initiatives like Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) and environmental education through the schools, residents are starting to focus much of their attention on building long-lasting landmarks such as community gardens.

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - Here’s a look at a rare chance to use rare earth to help both the Earth and your skin.

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - Did you know that homes with automatically timed irrigation systems use about 50 percent more water outdoors than those without them? Your system could be wasting as much as 30,000 gallons of water each year if it is programmed incorrectly, a sprinkler head is pointed in the wrong direction, or you have a leak.