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Climate & Energy

The Obama admin is finally going to green up its fossil fuel leasing, but how much?

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell made noises about reforming oil, gas, and coal leasing, but don’t hold your breath for dramatic change.

Politics

Ted Cruz’s crazy climate theories, debunked

Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz shared his climate change theories on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Scientists called them "a load of claptrap."

Politics

Obama orders the federal government to cut carbon emissions

Obama signed an executive order directing the federal government to reduce its carbon footprint by 40 percent below 2008 levels within a decade.

Climate & Energy

How dry is California? So dry that taps might actually stop running

California is headed for a fourth year of drought, and the state climatologist says the situation is "pretty grim." Thanks, climate change.

Climate & Energy

Overpumping groundwater contributes to rising sea levels

Groundwater depletion in the U.S. contributed about an eighth of an inch to global sea-level rise.

Finally! A bus as pretentious as you are!

Does San Francisco need another private bus? Well, it’s got one.

A new San Francisco service promises to reimagine the horrors of the daily commute by strapping a hipster coffee shop onto a bus chassis.

Climate & Energy

Utilities experience competition, don’t like it, run crying to regulators

Electric utilities are facing increased competition at both the wholesale and retail levels, so they're turning to Big Government for help.

Nothin' But A Green Thang

He’s young, green, Latino, openly gay — and the mayor of Long Beach

Robert Garcia, the mayor of Long Beach, talks cars, the port, and why green is second nature for him.

Business & Technology

We could put utility-scale solar plants in our cities

Big solar projects don't have to be built in undeveloped areas, new research finds. We could fit them right into developed urban areas.

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