Climate & Energy

Are we alone in the universe because all the aliens went extinct?

A new study suggests the life may have evolved all over the place a few billion years ago, but only Earthlings survived.

Leo DiCaprio wins award, pledges $15 million to the planet

He called out the "corporate greed of the coal, oil, and gas industries" in his acceptance speech for the Crystal Award.

Climate deniers attack NASA scientist dying of cancer

Piers Sellers wrote about his diagnosis. Climate deniers went after him.

2015 was record-busting hot, scientists say

Last year was the hottest year ever recorded, by a long shot.

Bernie’s new ad shows him standing against Big Oil

Sanders joins Iowa farmers in opposing a pipeline that would ship crude oil across the whole state.

Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump, resurrects “drill, baby, drill” theme

She's baaacck!

Fossil fuel zombies and the fight against undead Big Oil

New fossil fuel projects keep emerging from the ground. How can we stop them?

Greens bash heads over how to deal with wildfires

The U.S. Forest Service's strategy for fighting fires might be making the problem worse, some groups argue.

Obama’s coal reforms put the heat on Hillary and Bernie

The president intends to change the way coal is managed on public lands, but it'll be up to his successor to carry the reforms through.