Climate & Energy

Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew struck South Carolina, weakened but dangerous.

The storm is making its way up the East Coast, where authorities remain vigilant.

electric slide

For the first time in years, the cost of electricity at home has gone down.

You can thank natural gas for that, but it won't last.

Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew is heading for states where senators don’t accept climate science.

Six of the eight U.S. senators from states in the hurricane's path reject the scientific consensus on climate change.

Hurricane Matthew

The Obama administration was planning to resume deporting Haitians before the hurricane hit.

The administration decided to resume deportations two weeks ago.


This young engineer wants to convince you that nuclear power is just what the climate needs

Rachel Slaybaugh is excited about new nuclear startups and confident that nuclear energy can be safe.

Learning Things

Every week, we tell you to read! This week is different.

Our favorite multimedia features from this week.

gas guess

The amount of methane in the atmosphere is growing, but it’s not coming from where you think.

For once, fracking's not the main culprit.


Hurricane Matthew has brought the weather deniers out of hiding.

Pro-tip: Don't take life-or-death advice from Matt Drudge.

Hurricane Matthew

Florida doesn’t know what’s coming for it

Hurricanes are getting rarer but stronger. As Matthew barrels toward Florida, communities remain unprepared for a big storm.