Heather Smith

Heather Smith (on Twitter, @strangerworks) is interested in the various ways that humans try to save the environment: past, present, and future.

High and Mighty

The crazy, complicated world of “organic” weed

Meet the man who does organic bud inspections.

This contest wants you to turn racist, classist city planning into a fun game

Robert Moses did some terrible things to New York City. These folks want to have a little fun with his life.

More Californians work in “Advanced Energy” jobs than in farming or Hollywood

Wait, what's Advanced Energy?

They aren’t shiny unicorns, but these startups shine when it comes to clean energy

These companies are young, geeky, and building the technology that will bring clean energy to the masses.

Could climate-change warnings on gasoline pumps actually work?

Greens take a lesson from the fight against big tobacco. Stop driving or the caribou gets it.

Seattle’s bike share struggles like an Amazon bro trying to online date

The little bike share that can't. At least not yet.

Google self-driving car makes history by driving like your grandpa, crashing into bus

This is the first time Google took the blame for a crash.

American-made clothing company owner talks business, bodies, and Betty Draper

The part of a truly sustainable wardrobe that we don’t talk about enough? Fit.

What determines whether people accept climate science? Politics, politics, politics

A new meta-analysis of years of studies finds that political beliefs are the best predictor of climate-change beliefs.