Business & Technology

Dakota Access

The backstory on Standing Rock, the federal government, and tribal sovereignty

A primer on the body of law that has everything to do with the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Shine on

5 lessons activists can learn from Florida’s successful ballot fight to defend solar

Floridians voted Republican on Nov. 8, and at the same time they rejected an anti-solar ballot amendment.

good luck with that

OPEC agrees to cut 1.2 million barrels a day, pleasing U.S. oil companies.

But the cartel has a hard time sticking to its agreements.

for frack's sake

The EPA downplayed its findings in its study of fracking’s impact on drinking water.

Early drafts of the report highlighted water contamination, but the final version was more fracking-friendly.

D'oh

Obama just missed a big chance to boost wind power

The federal government doesn’t favor renewable projects over fossil fuels on public land. It should.

DAPL

How economics are driving the Dakota Access Pipeline

The powers behind the project will benefit, but almost no one else will.

Who's the hoser, now?

Even Canada’s Texas is ahead of most of the U.S. on climate policy.

Canada's fossil fuel-rich province is trying to get off coal.

Stuck in the Middle

The NYC traffic guru who coined the term “gridlock” has a plan to fix it

By focusing on neighborhood needs, Sam Schwartz’s MOVE NY could succeed where other NYC traffic-reduction and transit-funding efforts have failed.

support groups

Environmental organizations see an outpouring of support post-election

"Apparently the sixth stage of grief is activism.”