Business & Technology

Business & Technology

Next-level sh!t: Bill Gates has seen the future, and it is craptacular

Bill and Melinda Gates host the Super Bowl for the toilet of the future, inspiring some seriously space-age concraptions.

Climate & Energy

Kentucky coal headed to India under new deal

From the Louisville Courier-Journal: Kentucky coal producers have reached an agreement to export 9 million tons of coal annually to India for the next 25 years in a $7 billion deal. Gov. Steve Beshear’s office announced Wednesday that New Jersey-based …

Climate & Energy

Shell gets it backward, starts polluting Alaskan water before it drills

The Keystone Kops of oil exploration are up to more wacky hijinks.

Climate & Energy

One down: Planned coal export terminal in Washington is cancelled

Several coal export terminals have been proposed along the West Coast. Now there's one less for activists to fight.

Business & Technology

Electric DeLorean could get you back to a slightly less grim future

When we think about how we’re going to save the environment from the ravages of fossil fuels, our first thought is not generally “with gull-wing doors.” Well, luckily not everyone thinks inside the box, and this is why Stephen Wynne, …

Climate & Energy

Enbridge CEO tries to defend tar-sands pipeline, says ridiculous nonsense

Enbridge chief Patrick Daniel went on the radio to try to convince people to like his company's plan for a pipeline from Alberta to British Columbia, and ended up just eating his feet.

Climate & Energy

Meet Harold Hamm, the billionaire oil tycoon who’s advising Mitt Romney on energy

A profile of Hamm in the Washington Post seems bound to get people to like him. They shouldn't.

Business & Technology

Smile! You’re on constant camera: What does the end of privacy mean for green causes?

Is privacy passe? And what does a surveillance society mean for green causes?

Business & Technology

The Gates Foundation just bought 50 gallons of fake poo

Bill Gates is into scat. His foundation is hard at work on a new space-age toilet, and to test the prototypes, it just bought 50 gallons of soybean-based fake feces from a soybean-based fake feces company. That’s some of it …