Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

What will happen to a sinking California? Just ask San Luis Obispo

An overdependence on groundwater is costing millions of dollars in damage in the idyllic coastal town.

Climate & Energy

This chart will silence your friends who make excuses for climate change

You know all those other explanations for climate change? A brilliant infographic shows how lame they actually are.

Climate & Energy

Dutch citizens just sued their own government for not stopping climate change

The ruling suggests that any nation that contributes to climate change is abusing the human rights of its citizens, not to mention the rest of the world.

What's the buzz?

Why the bee crisis isn’t as bad as you think (but still matters)

Bees aren't vanishing, but their troubles can offer clues to long-term problems in our agricultural system.

Science

The forecast for the next century? Scary with a chance of dying

Wait just one second: Is this a study that focuses on the actual, meaningful impacts that climate change will have on the lives of humans?

Politics

Planet-unfriendly Pacific trade pact leaps a big hurdle

President Obama is getting close to securing the authority to enact his Trans-Pacific trade deal. Right now that looks like a loss for the environment.

Climate & Energy

Pope Francis isn’t the only old Catholic who believes in climate change

You might have more in common with your grandpa than you think.

Science

This short film narrated by Carl Sagan will give you shivers

A three-minute film could make you feel a little more optimistic about the future.

Lithium Ion Tamer

Can a new startup lead the charge for better, cheaper batteries?

24M claims it's got a new way to bring down the cost of the big batteries that renewable energy systems need. It'll take years to see if the company's right.