Business & Technology

Business & Technology

Uber says half its drivers make $90K a year — yeah, right.

The ridesharing company employs some questionable math to calculate the mean income of a NYC UberX driver. Let's run those numbers again.

Food

Should meat be a luxury?

A sustainable meat company wants beef to be a luxury food. But will America buy it?

Business & Technology

This plane could lower carbon emissions — and give everyone a window seat

A design firm proposed a lighter airplane that may help lower carbon emissions for air travel.

Climate & Energy

Will falling gas prices be bad for the climate?

Lower prices could have two negative effects: more gasoline burning and less investment in cleaner alternatives and technologies.

Business & Technology

There are still tons of BP oil on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico

A new study shows that cleanup efforts barely scratched the surface.

Climate & Energy

This man wants to stop America’s salad bowl from being fracked

From a military and engineering career to fighting fracking -- meet one of the most interesting candidates on the ballot in November.

Climate & Energy

Fusion won’t save us from climate change

The latest fusion breakthrough comes not from that Asian/Mexican place down the block, but from Lockheed Martin. You’re wise to keep your expectations low.

Always low standards. Always.

Walmart isn’t really green, just really big

Slate proclaimed Walmart the leader in solar power. The greenwashing must have worked.

Climate & Energy

What it’s like to have 30 oil & gas wells as neighbors

If you're driving through the tightly packed residential neighborhood in south central L.A., you're liable to miss the whole operation.

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