Business & Technology

oh snap and dividend

California cap-and-trade program faces major hurdles

State lawmakers passed an ambitious climate bill, but it might be undermined.

the root of all evil

Climate change will cost millennials more than student debt or the Great Recession

Young people will be $187,000 poorer thanks to our rapidly changing planet.

space invaders

Police are finally catching cars that veer too close to bicyclists

11 cities are using this nifty sonar device to measure the distance between bikes and cars.

it's a wonderful world

This California couple uses more water than all of the homes in Los Angeles

Lynda and Stewart Resnick built a billion-dollar megafarming empire.

Bad to the ozone

Harley-Davidson is officially a clear air outlaw

Harley-Davidson has agreed to pay $12 million in fines to the Environmental Protection Agency for evading clean air laws.

fuel’s errand

EPA scolded for failing to turn in its very important ethanol homework

The agency will reassess fuel farming by the end of next year.

Business & Technology

Exxon is looking for ways to slash carbon emissions

While under fire publicly for climate change, the company has found a way to cool down chemical manufacturing.

northhwest passage

With a lot of money and time on your hands, you too can disturb the Arctic for fun

Cruise ships begin the Arctic voyage.

Hamburglar Comin

McDonald’s feeble attempt to encourage walking is short-lived

The company put fitness trackers in Happy Meals along with the customary 23 grams of fat. They didn’t last.