Thomas Stackpole

Thomas Stackpole is an editorial fellow in Mother Jones' Washington, D.C., bureau.

Watch: Robots that hunt down jellyfish and destroy them

Scientists have created a new weapon for the ongoing battle with jellyfish.

This video explains almost everything you want to know about fracking

Still trying to figure out what the big deal with fracking is? A viral video can help.


Beer vs. oil: Beer wins

A Michigan microbrewery has defeated an oil company, proving that there is some good left in the world.

Is Al Jazeera America going to change the way networks cover climate change?

On its first day of broadcasting, Al Jazeera America devoted 30 minutes to climate change.


The Keystone XL pipeline alternative you’ve never heard of is probably going to be built

As the Keystone XL pipeline has been mired in controversy, a competitor is speeding through plans for a pipeline that would do the exact same thing.

Welcome to Portage County, the fracking waste disposal capital of Ohio

A small part of Ohio has secured the ignominious honor of becoming the most successful frackwater dumping ground in the state.