Climate & Energy

Jerkstorm alert

The weather is throwing thunderstorm tantrums

Yet another reason that coal dust is not your friend.

Climate & Energy

Climate denier tries to expose scientists, fails miserably

Facts are hard.

Tune up time

Time to invest in agriculture that can survive changing climates. Like, now.

We tend to treat farming like an old car: Scrimp on routine maintenance and panic when disaster strikes.

Justice

L.A. heatwave could mean more pollution for communities of color

Three generating stations have been approved to burn diesel as power demand spikes this summer.

corncob pipe dream

Can we finally make gasoline out of corncobs?

Maybe we really will drive corn-powered cars someday

down in the dumps

Fracking produces tons of radioactive waste. What should we do with it?

States are struggling to deal with the potentially dangerous drilling byproducts that are being dumped in landfills throughout the Marcellus Shale.

shock & thaw

Is this giant chasm in Siberia a portal to the underworld? You decide!

The "door to the underworld" is what happens when permafrost in Siberia thaws dramatically.

Politics

Conservatives try out bizarre energy attack ad

It's certainly inventive.

Climate & Energy

Antarctica, most remote place on Earth, just hit a scary CO2 milestone

The South Pole is the last place to detect 400 ppm of carbon dioxide in the air.