Business & Technology

Politics

Potholes on the road to highway funding might put us on a better course

Congress is deadlocked on extending the Highway Trust Fund. Maybe it's time to rethink the whole idea.

A wind in the waters

Offshore wind power is finally coming to the U.S.

Construction begins on a new clean energy project off the coast of Rhode Island.

Climate & Energy

Is your food being grown with wastewater from the oil industry?

The practice is gaining popularity in drought-plaged California, but is it safe?

Climate & Energy

Shell gets the final go-ahead to drill in the Arctic

The Obama administration says sure, go for it. Hey, what could go wrong?

Climate & Energy

Wind power could get its tax breaks back

The Senate is moving toward restoring a key tax credit for the wind energy industry. But the House might not play along.

Business & Technology

Meet the big green champion of professional sports

Can Allen Hershkowitz's green sports movement turn fans into environmentalists?

Food

Temple Grandin digs in on the practical side of what animals want

To improve the lives of the animals we grow for food, we must drop preconceived ideas and try to think like them.

Climate & Energy

Hillary Clinton rakes in money from fossil fuel interests

Fundraisers for her campaign include oil execs and dirty energy lobbyists, so no surprise she doesn’t have a bold climate agenda.

Business & Technology

This chip will stop you from crying over spoiled milk

Researchers have embedded a wireless sensor in a milk cap that warns you when bacteria are running amok in the carton.