Climate & Energy

Climate & Energy

Will Andrew Cuomo oppose fracking after getting a scare from Zephyr Teachout?

The governor of New York lost more votes than expected to a progressive primary challenger who tapped into the energy of the anti-fracking movement.

Cities

East Coasters, prepare for three decades of epic flooding

In the time it takes to pay a mortgage, East Coast cities will be swamped. Yikes.

Climate & Energy

Oil exec is “sick and tired” of minorities telling her what she can eat

Charlotte Lucas, cofounder and executive vice president of Lucas Oil Products, spilled some pretty nasty feelings on Facebook recently.

Climate & Energy

Will climate change make men extinct?

Probably not -- but a Japanese study DID find links between increasing temperature extremes and a declining proportion of male newborns.

Climate & Energy

Hey, Paul Krugman: Here’s the real argument about climate change and economic growth

The New York Times columnist says we can keep our economy growing even while we cut CO2 emissions. But is that true if we cut emissions as dramatically as we need to?

JUST GREEN, BABY

If America cared about the planet as much as the NFL, this is what it would look like

What if people showed the same passion toward environmentalism as they did sports? That's the premise of this hilarious new video.

Climate & Energy

The divestment movement is gaining steam. What can it achieve?

Dropping shares in fossil fuel companies might not make a huge difference on its own, but it can help lay the groundwork for other types of climate progress.

Practice What You Preach

California officials care about saving water, except when it comes to their begonias

California’s top water bigwigs are good at bending their own rules.

Green Light

How many Nobel Prize-winning physicists did it take to invent the LED lightbulb?

If you guessed three, you're right. Ol' Alfred Nobel would be proud.

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