Business & Technology

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?

Cover Story

The future will be battery-powered

Inside the high-stakes race to build a better energy storage device.

Guest post

How a climate-friendly flour company built a flourishing market

Portland-based Shepherd’s Grain sells not only high-quality flour. It also sells the story of no-till farming.

The unsolved mystery of an ocean protector’s disappearance

185 environmental advocates died in 2015. One was an American named Keith Davis.

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.

whole fools

Whole Foods is finally getting its comeuppance.

Here's a bitter green irony: The organic products the chain popularized are more popular than ever, but people are buying them elsewhere.

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.

The West’s coal giant is closing way ahead of schedule

Here’s what you need to know.