Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

Pope hangs out with mayors, gets them to make climate pledges

Sixty mayors from around the world gathered at the Vatican and got encouragement from Pope Francis for their plans to cut CO2 emissions.

Spoiler Alert

Fossil fuel emissions want to ruin carbon dating, too

The emissions don't have any radioactive carbon, so dating artifacts could become a lot more difficult.

Climate & Energy

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich believes in climate change. But he doesn’t want to fix it

Ohio Gov. John Kasich doesn't "want to overreact" to global warming.

Climate & Energy

Why so many Republicans can’t resist climate denial

Climate change unites the religious right and big business, and GOP politicians cower before those two interest groups.

Climate & Energy

Hillary Clinton rakes in money from fossil fuel interests

Fundraisers for her campaign include oil execs and dirty energy lobbyists, so no surprise she doesn’t have a bold climate agenda.

Science

Big trouble ahead for ocean’s tiny microbes

A new study shows that ocean acidification could drastically impact the world's phytoplankton populations.

Food

John Oliver wants America to clean its plate

The Last Week Tonight host says we have an embarrassing food waste problem.

Climate & Energy

Summer nights are hotter in your state

Use this new tool to find out how much your state has heated up at night.

Climate & Energy

Coal company demonstrates impressive feats of climate denial

A document by Peabody Energy argues that “there are no demonstrated foreseeable effects of any GHG emissions.”