Climate & Energy

CCA, OMG

California communities seize control of their energy futures

Here's the coolest thing happening in the electricity world right now: communities banding together and buying their own (cleaner) power, bypassing utilities.

Climate & Energy

Here’s ONE geoengineering scheme that isn’t crazy

Sucking excess CO2 from the air could likely be our best hope for returning concentrations to pre-industrial levels. If it works.

Climate & Energy

Meet the invasives: We’ve got crabs, but maybe they’re not so bad

It's National Invasive Species Awareness Week. But are they really scary invaders, or exciting new neighbors? The choice is yours.

Climate & Energy

No, Obama did not veto the Keystone XL pipeline

But from the misleading messages some green groups have been spreading on social media, you'd think he really did.

Guilty until proven innocent

How dirty media brought down Oregon’s clean-energy governor and his activist fiancée

John Kitzhaber and Cylvia Hayes were hounded out of the governor's mansion by a newspaper editorial board that didn't like their climate activism.

Bug Line

Meet the invasives: Asian tiger mosquitos have feelings, too

This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. But are they really scary invaders, or exciting new neighbors? The choice is yours.

Climate & Energy

3 reasons to give a damn about the deep sea

Scientists are slowly piecing together the dark and murky puzzle that is the deep ocean's effect on global climate.

Living

Your pet gerbil is plotting your death

Gerbils, not rats, may be responsible for the plague that wiped out half of Europe in the 1300's. If you've ever met one, this should not surprise you.

Climate & Energy

Care about global climate change? Then fight local air pollution

The dirty fuels that cause particulate pollution are the same dirty fuels that cause global warming -- another great reason to crack down on them.

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