Business & Technology

Cities

Uber, Google could replace cab drivers with robots

Your pick-up app might soon be hailing self-driving cars.

Climate & Energy

6 charts that show renewable energy is getting cheaper

The latest numbers on electricity costs show that various forms of renewable energy are already competitive with fossil fuels, with costs expected to continue falling.

Climate & Energy

EPA to Obama: You gotta reject Keystone

Extracting tar-sands oil from Canada would lead to "a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions," says the U.S. EPA.

Climate & Energy

Greens get behind striking oil workers

The Steelworkers union is worried about emissions, leaks, fires, and explosions at oil refineries, and is demanding safer working conditions.

Living

5 most absurd Super Bowl commercials

These ads tell us What Americans Want Now -- and as we know, our spending habits are the biggest part of our climate impact.

Food

Why free trade and government regulation should be BFFs

Forget about the trade-offs between free commerce and regulation. Poor farmers need government both to help build markets and to trim red tape.

Hip-hop Hippie?

Lil B brings rap game to veganism, emojis

The rapper's latest venture, VegEMOJI, is an emoji app that puts a green spin on Lil B sayings like, “Plant Based 4 Life."

not kitten around

6 cute animal friendships that will make you love science

This is real science, we swear!

Climate & Energy

Obama ignores Obama on climate change

Obama talked pretty in the State of the Union about fighting climate change. Too bad he just opened the door to lots more offshore oil drilling.

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