Climate & Energy

Politics

Attack ads from green groups feature the Kochs as much as the climate

Watch some of the ads that hit Republican candidates for being beholden to wealthy polluters.

Climate & Energy

Will South Florida be the shortest-lived state in the union?

The mayor of South Miami is fed up with Florida's refusal to address sea-level rise, which threatens to wipe out the southern end of the state.

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.

Best Bette

Bette Midler knows the plastic we should REALLY be worried about (it’s not surgery)

Look who's calling attention to ocean plastics now -- the Divine Miss M herself!

If it weren't for those meddling kids ...

These teens are taking their climate lawsuit all the way to the Supreme Court

The premise of the case: The sky belongs to everyone, so governments must protect it.

man the beericades!

Craft brewers join the fight against natural gas pipelines

At the base of the Blue Ridge, a battle is brewing over a massive pipeline designed to pull shale gas to the Atlantic Coast.

Climate & Energy

We were promised methane regulations! Where are our methane regulations?!

The U.S. oil-and-gas boom is dumping oodles of methane into the atmosphere, and so far, the feds haven't gotten meaningful regulations together.

Climate & Energy

This could be the hottest year on record, again

The first nine months of 2014 broke the heat record, and now we're on track for this whole year to be the warmest ever.

The sun! It burns!

Rooftop solar is just the beginning; utilities must innovate or go extinct

Fights over rooftop solar generally focus on "net metering," but the challenge to utilities is far greater than that, and if they hope to survive, their response must be more ambitious.

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