Climate & Energy

ship out of luck

Wild swarms of Arctic icebergs are making shipping companies miserable

Ships are traveling hundreds of miles out of their way to avoid suffering the same fate as the Titanic.

fair share

The technology that brought us Airbnb and Uber can do so much more

Urban policy professor Julian Agyeman says we need to rethink the idea of the "smart city."

making history

A coal museum in Kentucky is switching to solar power.

Long live irony!

The right wing hates Scott Pruitt as much as the left does

The EPA chief's first two months have been a train wreck.

Northern Light

A coal company just abandoned plans to ruin a river and a bunch of people’s lives in Alaska.

What would have been the state's largest strip mine is a no-go.

Early bloomers

Cherry blossoms are just one more sign our planet is out of whack.

Blooms are happening earlier, thanks to climate change.

larry, larry, quite contrary

A Republican governor has nixed fracking in Maryland.

Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill that bans hydraulic fracturing in the state, following in the footsteps of New York and Vermont.

locally sourced

Small California towns are facing off against oil companies — and winning

Local activists are succeeding where the national movement has failed.

Internal combustion ending

The market has spoken, and it says electric cars are the future.

Tesla is now worth more than Ford and General Motors.