Climate & Energy

We explain Keystone XL, the pipeline that just won’t die

Trump revived the controversial tar-sands pipeline. What happens next?

You've got emails

Here are some of the most unnerving things we’ve read so far in those Pruitt emails.

You can now peruse thousands of emails from Scott Pruitt’s time as Oklahoma attorney general.

Sound & Fury

Congressional climate deniers are getting called on their BS at town halls this week.

It turns out plenty of their constituents DO care about climate change, clean water, and environmental regulation.

Why the People’s Climate March matters to people of color like me

We don't have to see this moment as a crisis. It's an opportunity to start building a diverse, national movement to defend our environment.

separation anxiety

Watch the ever-growing rift in Antarctica’s fourth biggest ice shelf

The crack now stretches more than 100 miles in length.

solar dreams

A California legislator is pushing the state to get all of its electricity from renewables.

Could California be powered by just sun, water, and wind in 30 years?

The calm before the storm

Scott Pruitt is making nice with EPA employees, but big changes are to come.

The agency will soon be charged with rolling back two major regulations on climate change and water pollution.

reading the signs

On Sunday, hundreds of scientists took a break from doing science to rally in support of it.

Messages on nerdy signs included “Scientists are wicked smaht” and “If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the precipitate.”

Cover Story

The future will be battery-powered

Inside the high-stakes race to build a better energy storage device.