Business & Technology

taken for a ride — or not

Uber works great for white male riders.

A new study indicates all rides are not created equally.

burger, interrupted

Can’t quit meat? This meatless burger wants to help.

A handful of startups are getting closer to the perfect plant burger.

COP22

Fossil fuels will be heavily represented at this year’s U.N. climate talks.

Fossil fuels' fingerprints are already all over COP22.

a sinking ship

Shipping industry: Climate change? What’s the big rush!

A U.N. maritime agency postponed a climate plan until 2023.

O Brothers, where art thou?

Have the Koch brothers jumped the shark?

Or are they just holed up, binging on Netflix, and waiting for this whole Trump thing to be over?

No Deus Exxon Machina

ExxonMobil just got some bad news.

The oil giant is being investigated for fraud over its climate change coverup, and a court just demanded that it turn over more documents.

self-driving brewskis

Self-driving truck uses first shipment to deliver Budweiser. Sigh.

The Otto truck transported 51,744 cans of Bud on the 125-mile trip from Fort Collins, Colorado, to Colorado Springs.

snack attack

Junk food is a human rights issue, a U.N. expert warns.

The abundance of cheap, nutrient-poor food is forcing people to choose between nutritious food and affordable food.

Massive Attack

Did your smart thermostat contribute to last week’s big cyberattack?

Could our energy-saving gadgets go rogue and help take out the internet?