Business & Technology

Science

Should climate scientists give up flying?

Climate scientists curtailing their air travel would only make a tiny dent in carbon emissions, but a new paper argues they should do it anyway.

Business & Technology

These new ride-sharing apps actually involve sharing rides

And they could help you get a date.

Climate & Energy

Why more pipelines won’t solve the problem of oil-train explosions

Heavy regulation of oil trains will.

Climate & Energy

Wanna change an oil exec’s mind on climate? Here’s how

Make it a family affair.

share the power

This affordable housing complex has a solar farm on its roof

A community solar project in Seattle is powering the real sharing economy.

Politics

Want to fix the climate? First, we have to change everything

Gar Alperovitz worked within the systems that helped pass civil rights legislation and launch Earth Day. Today, he says, those systems are closed for business.

Hearts of palm

48 hours that changed the future of rainforests

Inside the high-stakes negotiations with the world's largest palm oil corporation.

Climate & Energy

Climate warning labels could be coming to a gas pump near you

San Francisco and Berkeley want to apply the tobacco-labeling approach to fuel.

Climate & Energy

Shell inches closer to spilling oil all over the Arctic

The Obama administration has given Shell another OK for its plans to drill again off the coast of Alaska, even though spills are expected.

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