Church teachings don't hold much sway in partisan politics where people's minds are already made up. Why do we think the pope's climate stand will be any different?
In an otherwise predictable speech, the Democratic front-runner said she would raise fees on fossil-fuel extraction and leasing.
Xenophobes are trying to seize the drought to push their anti-immigration agenda, but their arguments fall flat.
A lawsuit against the company that manages Pittsburgh's water -- and that has cut residents off based on erroneous bills -- shows the downside of privatization.
Adding new subway lines, trains, and bus routes makes nearby housing more attractive -- and more economical for people who need to commute to jobs.
But there are lots of things the city can do to prepare.
Once-mighty old industrial cities could sustain much larger populations, and that would be good for the environment. But is it realistic?
O’Malley, former governor of Maryland, is running for president. Will he make a push to be the biggest climate hawk in the Democratic field?
An environmentalist calling for the climate movement to incorporate conservatives is like a fundamentalist pastor calling for the anti–gay marriage movement to incorporate liberals.