Business & Technology

Climate & Energy

Your electric vehicle might not be as green as you think it is

If you get your power from coal, an EV actually causes more environmental and health damage than a gas-powered car. But as we shift to cleaner energy, EVs make more sense.

Politics

The very first thing the new Republican Senate will do is try to push through Keystone

Mitch McConnell, incoming Senate majority leader, just can’t wait to get his colleagues to vote “yes” on the controversial tar-sands pipeline.

WHAT'S THAT SMELL?

When the Cards Against Humanity folks say they’re going to sell you bullshit, they mean it

The makers of the wily card game called bullshit on Black Friday -- literally. Now, the poop is in the mail.

london bridges

London’s garden bridge might be even better than NYC’s High Line

The recently approved plans for the bridge have it all, including a community garden and Titanic-inspired outlooks over the water.

Business & Technology

Remembering the genius who got BPA out of your water bottles, and so much more

RIP Theo Colborn, a scientist who alerted us to the issue of endocrine-disrupting chemicals.

Business & Technology

Watch these experts use design to push renewable energy forward

Watch a discussion about the intersection of design and renewable energy.

Climate & Energy

Frackers can now frack faster on some public lands

A big defense bill that passed last week contained a little provision that will speed up permitting for fracking projects on BLM land.

Food

Reducing food waste takes more than finishing your plate

Wasting less where food is produced is not only good for the planet, but it also helps reduce poverty -- the best way to get at hunger.

Food

Chik-Fil-A loses dumb battle to kale enthusiast

The courts have spoken: Kale conquers all.

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