Business & Technology

Climate & Energy

Fusion won’t save us from climate change

The latest fusion breakthrough comes not from that Asian/Mexican place down the block, but from Lockheed Martin. You’re wise to keep your expectations low.

Always low standards. Always.

Walmart isn’t really green, just really big

Slate proclaimed Walmart the leader in solar power. The greenwashing must have worked.

Climate & Energy

What it’s like to have 30 oil & gas wells as neighbors

If you're driving through the tightly packed residential neighborhood in south central L.A., you're liable to miss the whole operation.

Business & Technology

Watch Werner Herzog and Patton Oswalt battle over big business, climate, lemonade

This hilarious short film has it all.

Climate & Energy

New climate time machine is not a DeLorean, but it’s almost as cool

The new software gives researchers a look at storms of the past. It also eliminates the danger of traveling back in time and accidentally kissing your mom.

Overprotective Dads

Yes, this father and daughter started a condom company

When it comes to the sustainability of a condom, who's buying it might matter more than how it's made.

Climate & Energy

Big insurance won’t prep or pay for climate change, fails to see irony

You'd think insurance firms have a strong financial incentive to get ahead of climate change-induced trouble. Think again, says a new report.

Food

Food giants Cargill and General Mills believe in climate change. Will they defend themselves from it?

The ag heavyweights are coming to grips with the reality of global warming. But they're not ready to put their political dollars to work.

Climate & Energy

China’s coal use is actually dropping for the first time this century

It's a spot of good news in an otherwise gloomy news-scape.

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