Business & Technology

easy, breezy, beautiful

Watch a GIF of U.S. wind power growing like crazy.

Turbines have taken over the country in the past decade.

a smile away

Today in weird transit news, we bring you a car that smiles and a mind-blowing electric bus.

The smile will activate at crosswalks to alert pedestrians that it's safe to cross.

something new under the sun

Solar power’s not just for roofs anymore: It’s being woven into fabric.

Everything from sneakers to beach umbrellas could suck up the sun’s energy and turn it into electricity.

Guest post

This new digital tool can help fight overfishing around the world

Now anyone with an internet connection can see what big commercial fishing vessels are up to.

Through a gas darkly

Obama brags about low gas prices, but he shouldn’t.

First off, he didn't bring the prices down. Second, low prices are bad for the climate.

More arrests

Police arrested another 22 people at the Dakota Access pipeline site.

More than 40 people have been arrested around the construction zone over the past month.

Merge surge

Corporate giant Bayer just made a deal to buy Monsanto.

Here's why it might not go through.

fruits of their labor

Farmworkers just won big in California.

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law guaranteeing farmworkers the right to overtime pay.

blowin' in the wind

Introducing your giant windmill overlords.

In the future, wind turbines will be bigger than Godzilla.