Business & Technology

Business & Technology

Ikea is putting more than a billion bucks into the climate fight

More than half of the money will go toward wind and solar power, and the rest will help poor countries adapt to climate change.

can you not

Would you like BPA with your chicken noodle soup?

The controversial material is still found in a lot of canned foods. So which brands are safe?

Shale 2.0

The fracking industry just got more tech savvy

Fracking companies are getting less "Wild West" and more West Coast Silicon Valley, thanks to new tech tools.

Climate & Energy

This Democratic coal baron wants to be the next governor of West Virginia

Jim Justice, owner of the largest privately held coal company east of the Mississippi, certainly won't be joining the so-called "war on coal."

Business & Technology

Big Oil tries to rebrand itself as Big Gas

... and throw Big Coal under the bus.

Business & Technology

Why this deforestation pledge is huge news for the Indonesian rainforest

A multinational pulp and paper giant joins the rest of the corporate world in committing to end the destruction of Indonesia's rainforest.

Cities

In Seattle, the rent is too damn high

Tech booms, bad government, and money-hungry developers: Inside Seattle's insane housing market, and how it got that way.

Food

What’s behind the mysterious mass slayings of 320,000 chickens?

If this true crime story doesn't make you mad about the U.S. poultry industry, nothing will.

Climate & Energy

Could we fight climate change with bitcoin? This guys thinks so

James D'Angelo wants to launch a global, government-free cap-and-trade system using bitcoin.