Business & Technology

Politics

Washington’s brand-new governor, Jay Inslee, wastes no time promoting clean energy

Inslee's first act as governor was to write the head of a clean energy company and invite that company to move to Washington state.

Politics

EPA drops methane inquiry to keep oil company happy

The EPA had been investigating a case of water contamination that might have come from fracking -- until the fracking company complained.

Climate & Energy

Proposed wind farm gets the OK to kill bald eagles, which will definitely not backfire

There's no way that the government giving approval to kill bald eagles would be used against the wind industry, right?

Climate & Energy

Japan plans world’s largest offshore wind farm near Fukushima

Having for some reason soured on nuclear power.

Politics

Interior Secretary Salazar to step down

We'll remember him for opening federal land to renewable development and, sadly, for letting Shell drill in the Arctic.

Food

Aisle be damned: How Big Food dominates your supermarket choices

We can’t shop our way out of a broken food system, says Wenonah Hauter. The head of Food & Water Watch talks about her book "Foodopoly" and taking on the corporate system.

Business & Technology

California’s nutty farmland values are spiking

An overseas appetite for California almonds and pistachios has sent farm values soaring.

Politics

More Hill staff go on to lobby for the oil industry, because this is how politics works

Relationships are the name of the game. And Big Oil knows how to play the game.

Business & Technology

U.S. renewable investment drops in 2012 — but still hits second-highest level ever

The story was the same internationally.