Business & Technology

Cities

This Texas town will get all of its energy from solar and wind

City officials say the shift to 100-percent renewable energy is a way to save cash, not the planet.

Living

I gave up my iPhone for a week, and my life didn’t end

Did the iPhone cleanse change my life? No. Was it difficult? Not remotely.

Business & Technology

Solar panel owners and utilities battle it out in California

Utility companies claim solar-powered homes are raising everyone else's electric bills.

Science

This geoengineering scheme could halt climate change — but it’s probably a terrible idea

Scientist Ken Caldeira explains.

Climate & Energy

Will the Supreme Court kill the EPA’s efforts to crack down on mercury pollution?

Greens hoped that Chief Justice Roberts would continue a recent green streak. Their hopes were just dashed.

Climate & Energy

Japan builds coal plants, calls it a win for the climate

Japan has spent nearly $2 billion for coal plants -- and they're calling it all "climate finance."

Climate & Energy

A way to get power to the world’s poor without making climate change worse

A new paper argues that it's now possible to bring power to those who lack it in a way that reduces climate pollution.

Cities

Mega-office parks without mega-traffic jams? Dream on, Silicon Valley

The tech giants have ambitious plans for massive new complexes, but they haven't yet figured out smart ways of moving their workforces in and out.

Climate & Energy

The coal industry is so totally screwed

Here's the latest evidence.

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