Climate & Energy

Business & Technology

In Appalachia, the coal industry is in collapse, but the mountains aren’t coming back

In the first half of this year, at least six domestic coal companies filed for bankruptcy.

Politics

Jeb Bush once tried to house Katrina victims on cruise ships

While Bush is praised for his response to Hurricane Katrina victims in Florida, no one is talking about his Carnival Cruise boondoggle.

Politics

What the climate movement can learn from the war on smoking

If you want to change the culture, you have to get your message spread by "trusted advisers." Then get them to repeat themselves a lot.

Cities

Low-income, black women largely ignored in Katrina recovery

Ten years later, some women say they feel like they were better off before the storm.

Climate & Energy

Was there a link between climate change and Hurricane Katrina?

Here's what the science says.

Bobby Jindal? More like Booby Jindal

Louisiana guv tells Obama not to mention climate change during Katrina anniversary visit

Jindal asks Obama to "not insert the divisive political agenda of liberal environmental activism" into his remarks. Obama is ignoring him.

Climate & Energy

Making the connections on tar-sands pollution, racism, and sexism

Melina Laboucan-Massimo is leading the fight against tar-sands development in Canada -- and for the rights of indigenous women.

Climate & Energy

Sea levels are rising and they’re not going to stop, says NASA

New research finds that seas have risen by an average of three inches over the past two decades, and they're only going up.

Science

Scientists try to replicate climate denier findings and fail

Peer-reviewed studies that support skeptic talking points contain questionable physics and shoddy analysis.