Business & Technology

Climate & Energy

Not-so-smart ALEC: How the lobbying group uses bad data to fight clean energy

The American Legislative Exchange Council argues against state renewable-energy requirements using flawed studies that vastly overestimate the cost of wind energy.

Business & Technology

For Open Data Day, green hacks and snacks

On Saturday, hackers the world over will team up to create sweet apps to improve cities and the environment.

Climate & Energy

Pipeline companies will get a $7 billion tax break through 2016

Sequestration? What's that?

Food

Miracle grow: Indian farmers smash crop yield records without GMOs

Forget what Monsanto's told you: A group of subsistence farmers is breaking harvest records without GMOs or artificial herbicides and fertilizers.

Business & Technology

How the junk food industry has encouraged us to eat ourselves to death

The tricks of the processed-food trade are horrifying, but they might also hold the key to marketing healthier stuff, a New York Times Magazine article suggests.

Climate & Energy

Oil company executive swears at analyst, tries to get recording off the internet

So, here it is!

Food

Big Sky’s the limit: How to make local food lucrative in Montana

By doubling its local-food purchasing in 2012, Bozeman's Community Food Co-op joins the growing ranks of institutions around the country successfully connecting eaters with local farms.

Politics

Head of American Petroleum Institute doesn’t see a need to regulate carbon anymore

And if you can't trust Jack Gerard on this issue, who can you trust?

Business & Technology

Gas prices are spiking, and it’s not clear why

One possible reason is the reduction of refinery capacity on the East Coast, which is pinching supply.