Climate & Energy

Post-march madness

NYC climate campaigners follow up blockbuster march with push for city action

A vibrant movement has grown out of organizing efforts for the People’s Climate March, and they’re making New York even more of a climate leader.

Hot N Cold

Now you can track just how crazy spring is in your region

Forget what the calendar says: Scientists are using local weather data to predict when spring will actually arrive.

Climate & Energy

How dry is California? So dry that taps might actually stop running

California is headed for a fourth year of drought, and the state climatologist says the situation is "pretty grim." Thanks, climate change.

Politics

What if Al Gore ran for president, again?

He hasn’t publicly expressed any interest in another campaign, but there’s lots of media chatter about the theoretical possibility.

Climate & Energy

Overpumping groundwater contributes to rising sea levels

Groundwater depletion in the U.S. contributed about an eighth of an inch to global sea-level rise.

Climate & Energy

Utilities experience competition, don’t like it, run crying to regulators

Electric utilities are facing increased competition at both the wholesale and retail levels, so they're turning to Big Government for help.

Climate & Energy

A second giant blob of Antarctic ice is getting ready to drown us

Remember last year's disturbing news about the West Antarctic ice sheet collapsing? Wait until you hear what's happening to a huge Antarctic glacier.

Business & Technology

We could put utility-scale solar plants in our cities

Big solar projects don't have to be built in undeveloped areas, new research finds. We could fit them right into developed urban areas.

Climate & Energy

Why we should talk about geoengineering even if we never do it

Studying geoengineering can help scientists understand climate change better, and discussing it can make skeptics less skeptical.

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