Business & Technology

Cities

NYC can’t fix its housing crisis alone — the suburbs need to step up

If New York's suburbs build more dense, affordable housing, it will be good for lower-income residents -- and for the environment too.

Finally! A bus as pretentious as you are!

Does San Francisco need another private bus? Well, it’s got one.

A new San Francisco service promises to reimagine the horrors of the daily commute by strapping a hipster coffee shop onto a bus chassis.

Climate & Energy

Utilities experience competition, don’t like it, run crying to regulators

Electric utilities are facing increased competition at both the wholesale and retail levels, so they're turning to Big Government for help.

Business & Technology

We could put utility-scale solar plants in our cities

Big solar projects don't have to be built in undeveloped areas, new research finds. We could fit them right into developed urban areas.

Climate & Energy

Why we should talk about geoengineering even if we never do it

Studying geoengineering can help scientists understand climate change better, and discussing it can make skeptics less skeptical.

Climate & Energy

How does climate activism differ in the U.S. and Germany?

Americans are focused on diversifying the movement and fighting fossil fuels. Germans are getting into the specifics of phasing out coal and nuclear.

Business & Technology

Big Oil’s business model is broken

Here's the real story behind the oil price collapse.

Climate & Energy

Big news: CO2 emissions flatlined last year

And it happened during a time of economic growth. You can thank renewables.

Climate & Energy

Wind could power a third of America’s electricity by 2050

The wind industry would support 600,000 jobs by then, too.

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