“Turbine Cowboys,” tells the stories of a bunch of men and women "who are pushed to the limit both physically and emotionally as they brave extreme heights and every conceivable weather condition to work on wind turbines."
By 2015, China will emit 50 percent more greenhouse gas emissions than the United States does. The Texas drought has forced some towns to ship in their water by truck. Bill Gates is underwriting geoengineering …
What’s a bike-loving helicopter parent to do with kids in the urban jungle? Here are six things that will help keep your free-wheeling young’uns out of harm’s way.
Some plants remove nasty contaminants from the soil. What happens to those leafy overachievers when their time is up? Umbra explores.
Tim Whitley's Carbon Offsets to Alleviate Poverty bird-dogs big problems by connecting their solutions.
Natural disasters like the ones we saw so many of in 2011 -- and will see more of with a changing climate -- remind us just how important it is to have a functional government.
The Institute for Policy Integrity is using crowdsourcing to find out exactly how much companies like Shell and ExxonMobil receive in subsidies and tax breaks.
The Perennial Plate gang stops in at a North Carolina farm to learn about a rare variety of heirloom corn and sample some moonshine.
I know football fans feel pretty strongly about doing things exactly the same way every time, lest their switch in underwear or beer brand or whatever be the butterfly’s wing that leads to their favorite …