Coal up and die

Burning coal for electricity continues its steep slide into history.

Coal power is going the way of whale oil.

Hell on earth

Ranchers are reeling after wildfires swept through the Great Plains.

Crazy weather has led to a tragedy on the southern plains.

Less cause for chickens to be chicken

For the first time ever, people have eaten chicken without killing a chicken.

Lab-grown chicken is now a thing.

Rich plead poverty

Wealthy countries are backing away from their climate promises.

Poor countries will bear the brunt of climate-change pain, and now wealthy countries say they are too strapped to help.

Peak foiled

There’s a lot more oil to keep in the ground all of a sudden.

An oil company just made the largest onshore oil discovery in the U.S. in 30 years: 1.2 billion barrels beneath Alaska’s North Slope.

Sea sick

Oceans are about to turn into a frothing cauldron of death.

Climate change will disrupt more than half of the world's oceans in the next 15 years.

Sic transit gloria

Transit ridership is slipping in some big cities.

Why the heck are fewer people taking transit?

Exxon knows

Exxon just decided to keep a big chunk of its tar sands in the ground.

Market forces are hammering tar sands -- one of the dirtiest fossil fuels.

The Atlantis Seaboard

Maybe this is the century that America erects giant Atlantic seawalls.

Boston is considering a wall to keep out the rising sea.