Business & Technology

Climate & Energy

China’s coal addiction threatens the planet — but can it handle a natural gas revolution?

China's push to wean itself from coal has triggered a rush to develop alternative power sources. Here's a look at its natural gas boom.

Climate & Energy

What’s the deal with this U.N. Climate Summit?

It might not be the sexiest event in New York next week, but it could help lay the groundwork for climate action down the line.

SERVER HARM

Amazon’s cloud is about to get dirtier

The company's cloud computing services rely heavily on fossil fuels. A new billion-dollar data center isn't going to help that.

Business & Technology

Progress rarely glows blue: EEStor and the lure of new technology

What can we learn from the collapse of a much-hyped battery company?

That's fracked up!

Need a fracking supporter? Hire a homeless person.

If you can’t find people who actually support fracking, just pay uninformed members of underprivileged groups to fake it!

Climate & Energy

There’s a place in the world that is fighting poverty with solar power

Solar power is taking off in villages where connecting to the grid is seen as a bad joke.

in cod we trust

As farmland runs out, seafood looks better than you think

When it comes to producing more food from the ocean, the possibilities are bottomless.

In cod we trust

As farmland runs out, seafood looks better than you think

When it comes to producing more food from the ocean, the possibilities are bottomless.

Cities

Those Detroit water shutoffs? Blame ‘em on botched bookkeeping

Documents in a new suit show that Detroit's water utility forgot to charge $115 million in sewage fees -- then hit residents with surprise catch-up bills.

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