Business & Technology

Climate & Energy

Geoengineering won’t help people who are stuck with dirty air

Re-engineering the climate might slow warming, but it does nothing for communities on the ground, says Simon Nicholson of American University.

I spy

This amazing interactive map is actually saving trees

This is how you use the creepy power of the internet to do some real good.

The dirty side of selling clean energy

Bribing bloggers with free solar panels is apparently a thing now

A marketing consultant tried to get me to write a column about solar startup in exchange for a panel. It didn't work.

Recycled Cycles

This co-op bike shop will teach you to fix your own damn bike (and that matters)

The bike kitchen movement greases the gears of the real sharing economy.

Cities

The South Bronx isn’t falling for Fresh Direct’s dirty trucks

The company wants to bring 1,000 new trucks to the neighborhood, which is already home to high asthma rates and heavy industry.

Climate & Energy

Google’s plan to prioritize facts ticks off climate deniers

The search giant is considering a new system that would rank sites by trustworthiness. One prominent denier is already crying “censorship.”

Business & Technology

Uber wants to empower women using … Uber

Uber is partnering with U.N. Women to make more jobs for women drivers. Here's why we're skeptical.

Business & Technology

Solar power just had its best year ever

2014 was a banner year for solar in the U.S., with 30 percent more photovoltaic installations than in 2013.

Business & Technology

I watched Tim Cook introduce Apple Watch and now I’m depressed

Says Cook: "Apple Watch is the most personal device we have ever created. It's not just with you, it's on you." Gross.

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