Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

John Kerry tugs at heartstrings at the Paris signing

Kerry makes a cute, symbolic statement about global warming.

Living

San Francisco mandates solar panels on new buildings

The city took one more step toward a shift to 100 percent renewables by 2025.

People

A top climate negotiator isn’t stressing out over the future of the Paris agreement

Grist catches up with Todd Stern about why he doesn't wonder, “Oh my God, what if.”

Climate Change

The forecast today doesn’t prove or disprove climate change. Here’s why.

We've put together a tiny tutorial on the difference between climate and weather, just for you!

Burning Question

Can you grow pot with LED lights?

With recent reports emphasizing the energy-sucking nature of the weed industry, a reader from Michigan wonders if LEDs could save the day.

Politics

Why anti-nuclear enviros just aren’t the same as climate deniers

A New York Times columnist says that if you don't want to build new nuclear plants, you're as big a problem as climate science deniers. He is wrong.

Climate & Energy

Senate Republicans use Palestine as an excuse not to fund climate agency

Several senators want to cut U.N. climate funding because they object to the U.N. treating Palestine as a state.

News

Senate passes energy modernization bill that would have been modern in 1980

A bipartisan energy bill? Enviros react with a resounding “meh.”

Climate & Energy

You can wave goodbye to this global warming goal

The average global temperature change for the first three months of 2016 was 1.48 degrees C, analysis shows.