Climate & Energy

Food

How to make latkes for Hanukkah, the most energy-efficient holiday of all

We explain how the story of Hanukkah is an analogy for a new age of energy efficiency -- and how to celebrate by frying up some seasonal vegetables!

Climate & Energy

Washington governor proposes big, bold climate plan

Jay Inslee wants to create a cap-and-trade program for the state's biggest polluters and use the money raised to fund transportation, education, and more.

Climate & Energy

Cuomo bans fracking in NY and questions climate science all in one day

The governor said the public health risks from fracking were too big -- and then he said talking about climate science is "political."

Climate & Energy

Watch this guy explain the science behind climate deniers

YouTube science whiz Joe Hanson says when it comes to climate denial, our brains are our worst enemies.

Living

How to be a science girl in a Barbie world

In the age of affirmative action and more and more women in higher education, why are women going so underrepresented in scientific fields?

Living

D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messiah': Battle hymns for today’s activists

After 14 years of silence, the musician has produced a spiritual soundtrack for the people marching for the climate, and for justice, everywhere.

Climate & Energy

Your electric vehicle might not be as green as you think it is

If you get your power from coal, an EV actually causes more environmental and health damage than a gas-powered car. But as we shift to cleaner energy, EVs make more sense.

Politics

The very first thing the new Republican Senate will do is try to push through Keystone

Mitch McConnell, incoming Senate majority leader, just can’t wait to get his colleagues to vote “yes” on the controversial tar-sands pipeline.

Salmon Chanted Evening

Obama’s latest green move: Banning drilling in Alaska’s Bristol Bay

Do you like eating wild fish? Then you should approve, because 40 percent of the U.S. wild catch comes from this beautiful bay.

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