The presidential commission on the BP oil spill has issued several draft reports on contentious topics, from dispersants to oil-flow estimates.
Which is noisier: the SunChips compostable bag or the snacklash from chip-eaters who prefer their chips to crunch more loudly than the packaging? For now, it's RIP (but not in a compost pile) for the noisy packaging.
The Obama administration just leased government land in the California desert for two huge solar power plants, and more solar leases are on the way.
Lucy Southworth, Stanford doctoral student and wife of Google co-founder Larry Page, gave $100,000 to California's No on Prop 23 campaign.
Getting fresh, healthy food into low-income urban areas known as "food deserts" isn't as simple as it appears. For example, should food-justice advocates be celebrating when Walmart is the one bringing an oasis of fresh groceries to these deserts?
The No on Prop 23 crowd is far outspending the Texans. In the past few days, the score is No forces $5 million, Yes men $10,000.
Obama has nominated Catherine Woteki, an exec from the Mars candy corporation, to direct the U.S. government's entire agricultural research budget.
Photographer Michael Kenna has captured a series of photos of icons of industrial society: power stations.
Federal climate change legislation may be a distant dream, but California is bent on making renewable energy and solar power a reality in the state.
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