Climate & Energy

line of lease resistance

Greens won’t let Obama get away with bragging about his public lands record

Two groups sued to force the administration to rethink federal oil and gas leases.

Climate & Energy

Severe drought in India pushed thousands of farmers to suicide

Why was this drought worse than others? Blame climate change and modernization.

where there's a bill, there's a way

California’s big climate bills are a win for environmental justice

The legislation bridges the gap between big climate solutions and local air problems.

what a nye opener

Bill Nye takes CNN to task on what really happened in Louisiana

Chris Cuomo wanted to talk about levees, but the Science Guy wasn't having it.

Rude

Cool off with your very own portable A/C unit, you jerk

The Zero Breeze might help you chill -- but it'll warm up the planet.

the shipping blues

Container ship, here’s what you’ve been missing all your life: An enormous sail

Installing wind devices could cut container ship fuel use by more than 10 percent, according to one expert.

Human/Nature

If you think technology has no place in the national parks, think again

From smartphones to webcams, technology could help us understand — and appreciate — parks in the coming century.

Parks and recreation

Obama creates whole new national monument to celebrate National Park System’s 100th birthday

Adding to the 265 million acres he's protected in his administration.

#notallsolarprojects

Why some enviros are cheering the death of a solar project

A coalition of local residents, businesses, and even National Park Service officials opposed the proposed project near the Mojave.