Business & Technology

Business & Technology

Ditch your car and get a robot ostrich instead

Russian inventor collective Konstantin Ivanov knows that what you want is really a rideable walking ostrich robot.

Climate & Energy

Oregon governor questions wisdom of headlong coal-export push

Facing a brewing battle over coal exports in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber argues we need a real national energy policy.

Politics

In his first major address as secretary of state, Kerry nods at climate change

Consider that box checked.

Politics

While protestors surrounded the White House, Obama was golfing with oil executives

The only message the president heard on Sunday was from people wanting to drill, drill, drill.

Climate & Energy

Joe Nocera knows from boneheaded

Nocera's latest New York Times column on Keystone is a classic example of the glib hippie-punching that substitutes for serious engagement on climate issues among Very Serious People.

Business & Technology

Honda partners with SolarCity to subsidize solar panels for customers

Honda will spend $65 million to install solar systems on the homes of its customers.

Climate & Energy

The Keystone XL pipeline could create as many as 20 long-term jobs

Twenty. Two-zero. In other words, Keystone could be as big a job creator as an Applebee's.

Business & Technology

This car runs entirely on coffee, just like you

It's a vehicle powered on coffee. There's no annoying barista so you've got that going for you.

Climate & Energy

Why the fracking boom may actually be an economic bubble

The huge growth in fracking is not sustainable, in multiple senses of the word.