Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

IBM lets you use your laptop to solve the global water crisis

Your laptop can join IBM's Worldwide Community Grid, a global network of linked personal computers that's doing important water experiments.

The Climate Desk

A new play on climate change hits London [AUDIO]

Global warming is center stage at Britain's National Theater, in the new play Earthquakes in London. PBS speaks with Rupert Goold, the award-winning director

Climate & Energy

California's Prop 23 is bad news for Latino families

Proposition 23 will threaten all Californians' health and safety. But the Latino community will suffer disproportionate harm from a repeal of AB 32.

Climate & Energy

Meat eating can be an environmentally friendly choice, argues George Monbiot

Vegans have long been the ornery saints squatting cross-legged at the intersection of the food and environmental movements. But a new book has persuaded George Monbiot, for one, that there is a way to eat meat and dairy with a …

Climate & Energy

Coal industry flack combines chutzpah and illogic into tasty agitprop stew

A letter to The New York Times from Steve Miller, head of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, is dense with illogic and deception.

Climate & Energy

Obama: Rebuild America by slashing oil tax breaks

The president says we can create jobs by fixing the country's infrastructure but he wants to slash Big Oil tax breaks to help pay for it. Uh-oh.

Gubernatorial tutorial: What's at stake in your governor's race?

Colorado governor’s race: Hickenlooper vs. Maes vs. Tancredo

Colorado gubernatorial candidates: a mayor who's promoted biking; a Tea Partier who thinks bike-sharing is a U.N. scheme; or a third-party candidate who only talks about immigration.

Climate & Energy

Down under and upside down

Last week, I visited the Australian state of Victoria, where the Parliament approved a bold plan by Premier John Brumby (of the Labor Party) to cut carbon emissions twenty percent below 2000 levels by 2020. His conservative opponent in the …

Climate & Energy

A call for direct action in the climate movement: we need your ideas

Mass direct action must play a bigger role in the climate movement. Think about possibilities for direct action, and tell us what you come up with.