Business & Technology

Climate & Energy

Wanna change an oil exec’s mind on climate? Here’s how

Make it a family affair.

share the power

This affordable housing complex has a solar farm on its roof

A community solar project in Seattle is powering the real sharing economy.

Politics

Want to fix the climate? First, we have to change everything

Gar Alperovitz worked within the systems that helped pass civil rights legislation and launch Earth Day. Today, he says, those systems are closed for business.

Hearts of palm

48 hours that changed the future of rainforests

Inside the high-stakes negotiations with the world's largest palm oil corporation.

Climate & Energy

Climate warning labels could be coming to a gas pump near you

San Francisco and Berkeley want to apply the tobacco-labeling approach to fuel.

Climate & Energy

Shell inches closer to spilling oil all over the Arctic

The Obama administration has given Shell another OK for its plans to drill again off the coast of Alaska, even though spills are expected.

Food

Agribusiness giant tells suppliers to stop cutting down forests

The move by Archer Daniels Midland is the latest in a heartening procession of corporate commitments to protecting rainforests from devastation.

Climate & Energy

Turns out the world’s first “clean coal” plant is a backdoor subsidy to oil producers

The CCS project in Saskatchewan, Canada, is providing cheap CO2 to oil fields but expensive power to ratepayers.

Cities

This Texas town will get all of its energy from solar and wind

City officials say the shift to 100-percent renewable energy is a way to save cash, not the planet.

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