Business & Technology

Yet another oil sheen spotted in Gulf of Mexico

The government has spotted another oily mess in the Gulf. It isn't totally sure it's from BP. Yet, anyway.

Local chambers of commerce ask Romney and Obama for clean energy support

An alliance of 240 local chambers is calling for federal support for clean energy. Meanwhile, the U.S. Chamber drinks expensive cocktails made of gasoline.

New poll shows that politicians can say people like solar, if they want

American voters like solar, according to a survey by the Solar Energy Industries Association. But not all of the poll data is convincing.

How Apple Maps could save the planet

When it comes to energy efficiency, Apple Maps blows Google Maps out of the water.

After 2011 spill, Chevron pays fine of one drop from its bucket

The spill near Rio dumped over 150,000 gallons of crude oil.

Look at this f*cking hipster Starbucks

This Starbucks doesn't want to be like other Starbuckses. It's different. It's cool. It dresses better. It listens to better music. And it's totally into locally sourced materials.

Who killed one of Virginia’s dirtiest power plants?

The war on coal! Meaning, the pollution-hating free market.

IKEA plans to sell only LED light bulbs

Because IKEA is so fricking ubiquitous, this is actually a big deal.

Picking winners and losers: Coal boondoggle could cost Indianans $1.1 billion

A coal-gasification plant deal orchestrated by Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R) could cost state ratepayers a lot more than expected.