Climate & Energy

Science

Arizona and California are ignoring the science on water

Despite decades of accepted science, California and Arizona are still miscounting their water supplies.

spoiler alert!

Thirsty birds are dying all over California — thanks, climate change

The birders in your life may not take this news well.

Science

Polar bears don’t hibernate, so screw polar bears

Scientists suspected that the big white beasts entered a kind of walking hibernation during the summer, when food is scarce. They were wrong.

Food

Climate change is a real (Canadian) peach

On the sweeter side of climate change, Canadians are now growing grapes and peaches.

Climate & Energy

We broke a whole lotta climate records in 2014

Here are four key points to draw from the State of the Climate report.

Climate & Energy

Big Coal is freaking out over this latest Obama move

Mountaintop-removal miners have a long tradition of polluting and burying streams. New rules would make them clean up their act a little.

Living

Can you have kids and still be a good person?

The latest episode of "The Adaptors" looks into a question that most people think about but few like to talk about.

Living

How can I binge-watch and save energy at the same time?

A reader wants to know how to do her binge-watching in the most sustainable way. Umbra goes True Detective on this one.

Climate & Energy

Climate change is making wildfires worse and wildfires are making climate change worse

That's the bummer conclusion of a new study.