Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

For the kids suing over climate change, things are going well so far

Even the fossil fuel industry is starting to take these cases seriously.

Business & Technology

Port neighborhoods demand action from the EPA

Living next to a port is similar to living next to a coal plant.


Oil lease on sacred Blackfeet land is canceled — but the fight is far from over

In Montana, the Blackfeet tribe have been fighting the oil drilling leases for decades.

Climate & Energy

What will happen at the Paris climate talks? We’ve got some unconventional ideas

We looked into our COP21 crystal ball and saw James Inhofe in a snowball fight, a fun field trip to Versailles, and a lot of Camus.


The people of northern Manhattan are fighting climate change on their own terms

The other half of Manhattan didn't make splashy headlines after Hurricane Sandy, but its woes were real. Now community activists are preparing for the next time.

Climate & Energy

Here’s how the airline industry could cut its emissions in half

It’s cheaper for airlines to cut emissions than you'd expect, according to a new study.

Climate & Energy

China is totally crushing the U.S. on renewable energy

According to new data, China's clean energy investment over the last year outpaced that of the U.S., the U.K., and France combined.

Climate & Energy

Paris is the last best chance for the world to save itself

We’re now out of time: This next round of U.N. climate negotiations has to result in real progress. At least Obama seems to know that.

Climate & Energy

When national governments fail to halt climate change, can city action fill the gap?

Climate action by cities is important, but it's crucial that we avoid double counting municipal achievements.