Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

Sea-level rise may last twice as long as human history to date

Research shows that even if warming is kept at 2 degrees C, sea level would rise by 25 meters over the next 2,000 years -- and remain there for at least 10,000 years.

Climate & Energy

Why a climate change denier will almost certainly win the GOP primary in New Hampshire

Will Trump, Rubio, and Cruz's extreme views on climate hurt them in New Hampshire? Probably not.

A Fit of Peak

Is charging my phone at night a smooth environmental move?

When a reader in Connecticut wonders whether it matters what time of day he charges his laptop and phone, advice maven Umbra Fisk powers up a nerd-tastic response.

Fossil-free at last

What happens when an NAACP leader becomes a climate activist? Some really cool stuff

Kathy Egland, longtime civil rights campaigner, has helped to clean up coal pollution, encourage solar, and prepare communities for disasters.

Business & Technology

This solar water purifier is a simple and powerful tool for fighting climate change

Heating and cleaning water with the sun should be a no-brainer.

Climate & Energy

Clinton wants to move toward banning fossil fuel extraction on public land

That doesn't mean she's against fracking entirely.

Obama wants to tax Big Oil and spend the money on green transportation projects

The president is proposing a $10 per barrel oil “fee” and would spend the proceeds on subways, trains, and self-driving cars.

The world’s biggest solar plant takes important step forward

Morocco just switched on phase one of a power plan for a million people.

Living

The X-Files, conspiracy theories, and the ‘90s: The inconvenient truth is out there

The new X-Files reboot weaves climate change into its dark web of conspiracy-theory thinking.