Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

Fracking waste more likely to be located in poor communities and neighborhoods of color

A new study finds a disturbing trend in South Texas’ Eagle Ford.

Food

Will climate change move agriculture indoors? And will that be a good thing?

The story of a hot indoor-ag startup offers a window onto the potential and the pitfalls of the new greenhouse-tech movement.

Science

Greenland is melting and dumping phosphorous into the Arctic Ocean

And as plankton munches on that phosphorous, its impact could ripple up the food chain.

Politics

What climate hawks can learn from Martin O’Malley’s quixotic campaign

The Democratic long-shot talked up the climate issue, but he didn't find a way to get voters to feel it.

Can California meet its climate goals without this major nuclear plant?

The Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant provides one-tenth of California electricity, but it might be shut down.

Artist turns climate data into striking paintings

Jill Pelto's watercolor art combines imagery from the natural world with hard data showing climate change's impact.

Cities

Say hello to East Africa’s first solar-powered bus

It looks like the wheels are being set in motion for cleaner transit in Uganda.

Politics

Cruz wins Iowa, ethanol loses

Apparently, it is possible to win the Iowa caucuses without bowing at the altar of fuel made from corn.

Is the Zika outbreak connected to climate change?

A look at Zika, climate change, and whether the mosquito is spreading to the U.S.