Will Oremus

Will Oremus is a Slate staff writer. Follow him on Twitter @WillOremus.

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The Saudi Arabia of the South Pacific

How Australia became the dirtiest polluter in the developed world.

Business & Technology

California is giving Tesla another huge tax break. Good move

Luxury electric-car maker Tesla is getting a $34.7 billion tax break from California.

Climate & Energy

Can Elon Musk’s cousin do for solar power what Tesla has done for electric cars?

The once inexperienced businessman is changing the face of solar energy.

Business & Technology

How green is a Tesla, really?

As green as a golf cart? A Prius? An SUV?


The surprisingly low-tech solution to big cities’ climate woes: Triple-pane windows

A new report says New York City could slash its emissions by a whopping 90 percent by 2050 simply by making its buildings more energy efficient.