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.

solar dreams

A California legislator is pushing the state to get all of its electricity from renewables.

Could California be powered by just sun, water, and wind in 30 years?

Pipe dream

Elon Musk has started digging a tunnel under Los Angeles.

The founder of Tesla and SpaceX thinks he can cure Los Angeles of traffic congestion.

Sell-by dates are expiring.

The information on food packaging is about to get simpler.

That's a tuna cash

Dumb management of fisheries costs us up to $83 billion a year.

Overfishing is leaving a lot of cash in the ocean.

In California farm country, Trump’s deportation threat looms large

This is what life is like now for the people who grow your food.

La vie sustaina-belle

Sick of American politics? The would-be leader of France just invited you over.

A French politician has a cunning scheme to rob the United States of its smartest, most innovative people.