Business & Technology

Climate & Energy

We’re fighting the wrong fights over energy subsidies

Clean energy subsidies are really very small in the grand scheme of things, says Michael Liebreich of Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Consider that we're spending $83 billion a year just to patrol the Straits of Hormuz.

Politics

How environmentalists win

Bashing corporations isn't getting us anywhere. Major environmental reforms won't be achieved without corporate support.

Living

I Am Not a Virgin makes cute clothes out of beer bottles and yogurt cups

These are maybe the most attractive “green” clothes we have ever seen: They’re trendy, they make your ass look good (or at least they make her ass look good), and they’re made in part from recycled glass bottles.

Business & Technology

Seaweed toothpaste can kill bad plaque bacteria

Researchers in England were studying seaweed enzymes to see if they could clean bacteria off the hulls of ships, when they were suddenly struck by inspiration. We imagine it went something like this: Bob: Dick, your breath stinks! Dick: Sorry. …

Food

Let them eat kale: In Harlem, a farm share for the people

In order to get more healthy food to residents of Harlem and the Bronx, Corbin Hill Farm tweaks the community-supported agriculture model to work better for low-income people.

Climate & Energy

The future of solar

It'll be a while before we see the final shape of the solar industry, says Michael Liebreich of Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Business & Technology

How to put solar panels on your roof, even if you don’t have a roof

A bill advancing through the California legislature would make it easy for anyone who pays a utility bill to become a solar customer.

Green Cars

Ultimate green car drops your carbon footprint to zero, by killing you

The Onion shares a really innovative green breakthrough: The Prius Solution kills you with a spike as soon as you get in.

Climate & Energy

Coal and China: Bad, but maybe not as bad as you think

China's been binging on coal, but that's not going to continue forever, says Michael Liebreich of Bloomberg New Energy Finance.