Climate & Energy

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.

Feds halt fracking off California coast, for now

The government will stop approving offshore drilling permits in California until an environmental review can be complete.

Climate & Energy

Can you turn climate change activism into a game? Here’s how we’ll find out

A new campaign called Get Loud aims to motivate teens to spread the word on climate by getting them to earn points toward prizes.

Ben Carson gets called out on climate cluelessness by Iowa voter

A voter questioned Carson's commitment to science. His answer was predictably unilluminating.