Elizabeth Hightower

Elizabeth Hightower


Creating Conservation Communities

There's a bold new idea on the front edge of conservation: Let's treat people as well as we treat animals.

Elizabeth Hightower
Nov 2, 2009

Earth Is Hiring

The next great employment wave? Enviro jobs. Now all I gotta do is land one.

Elizabeth Hightower
May 27, 2009

Give It Up for the Sun King

MIT's Daniel Nocera has a recipe for taking solar power mainstream. It all starts with a tall glass of water

Elizabeth Hightower
Jan 15, 2009

Snow Job?

Carbon offsets are cool, but they don't really make ski resorts eco-friendly. So says the Aspen Skiing Company's Auden Schendler—whether the rest of the ski industry likes it or not.

Elizabeth Hightower
Nov 4, 2008

The Price Is Wrong

If you thought the drilling frenzy out west was temporary, think again. But there's a right way to do it, and it's up to the next president to lead the charge.

Elizabeth Hightower
Sep 29, 2008


Going off the grid, one Gatorade-soaked onion at a time

Elizabeth Hightower
Aug 1, 2008

The Slime Solution

Ethanol is so 2007. The future of biofuels is all about chocolate, chicken litter, and, yes, algae.

Elizabeth Hightower
May 9, 2008

The Thrill Is Gone

In 2007, green was the new black. A year later, are eco-celebs and enviro wrist-slappers killing the mood?

Elizabeth Hightower
Jan 29, 2008

Magnetic South

Patagonia's wild peaks and blue glaciers have long been the ultimate lost frontier. Now an American gone gaucho is carving out an incredible new trekking kingdom in Chile's vast, unspoiled Ays´┐Żn...

Elizabeth Hightower
Nov 1, 2005

We Sing the Slopes Fantastic

Our big roundup of supercool North American ski hills serves up 20 rides of your life—and tells you where to kick back in style

Elizabeth Hightower, Stephanie Pearson, Rob Haggart, Jeremy Spencer, Seth Masia, Rob Reed, Monique Ryan, Tim Neville, Tom Price, Bonnie Tsui, Philip D. Armour, Cameron Walker, Ki Bassett, Kevin Max, Christopher Solomon, and Janine Sieja
Dec 9, 2004

Saddle Stories

Let loose on a carefree horsepacking journey through the Absarokas

Elizabeth Hightower
Apr 21, 2004

The Universal Language of Pow

READY TO GRAB FRESH BIG AIR? We've got hemispheres of the white stuff—and timely beta on boosting your stamina, choosing the right equipment, and finding singular steeps close to home. Who says...

Philip D. Armour, David Wolman, Elizabeth Hightower, Eric Pfanner, Peter Oliver, and Dougald MacDonald
Nov 1, 2003

Lead Us into Temptation

And deliver us pronto to these 44 island Edens—if they were any more perfect we'd be in heaven

Rob Buchanan, Jay Stowe, Elizabeth Hightower, Mike Grudowski, Meg Lukens Noonan, and Granville Greene
Nov 1, 2001