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Cities

What America can learn from Europe’s high-speed trains

As California builds its own high-speed rail line, it has a great opportunity to invigorate cities along the route.

Living

Dakota Johnson is in a new climate change movie. Too bad it looks awful

We're all for climate change movies. Just not this one. Watch the trailer and you'll understand why.

From the pork barrel

Republican candidates are obsessed with bacon

The GOP presidential pool has a weird thing for sizzling pork.

Science

Earth has way more trees than we thought, but not nearly as many as it used to

Scientists say there are more than 3 trillion trees on earth, but we're losing about 10 billion per year.

Business & Technology

H&M offers over a million bucks for your recycling ideas

Those cheap-ass pants have a high environmental cost. H&M wants to fix this -- well, kinda sorta.

Climate & Energy

Here’s how India can increase the chances of a successful climate deal in Paris

Even if India won’t commit to big emissions cuts yet, it can endorse a strong process for evaluating countries’ commitments and ratcheting them up over time.

Food

States crack down on food waste

We've had a hard time convincing businesses to stop throwing out their extra food.

Living

I’m off the water grid, so do I still need to take short showers?

If you're living off the water-system grid, do you still need to worry about conservation? Umbra dowses for answers.

Climate & Energy

Climate change will cause the death of one Earth and the birth of another

What this new world will look like, exactly, is impossible to predict, and humans aren’t guaranteed to survive in it.

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