Climate & Energy

bowl movement

Drop a brick, feel better about the California drought

A witty crowdfunding campaign is hawking water-saving toilet "bricks" for Californians.

Wild Midwest

Money, death, and danger in North Dakota’s fracking capital

Being a waitress in Williston, N.D., is just as horrible as it sounds.

Treebola

How deforestation helped unleash Ebola

When the forests of Guinea were cut down, fruit bats and humans became a lot cozier -- and so did their diseases.

Climate & Energy

Pentagon says we could soon be fighting climate wars

The Defense Department says global warming "poses immediate risks to U.S. national security."

Politics

Democrats: Coal country is just not that into you

Dems should stop wasting time trying to win over rural whites and instead embrace the diverse, urban voters who value a clean environment.

Climate & Energy

Why are black lawmakers fighting clean energy?

A Tea Party mouthpiece says Obama's plan to clean up power plants is the "green movement's new Jim Crow." You'll be amazed at who's buying it.

POWER PLAY

This hockey legend wants to put dirty energy in the penalty box

Twenty years ago, Mike Richter helped the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup. Now he wants to rack up wins for the climate.

What the Frack?

Frackers are dumping toxic waste into California’s groundwater

Billions of gallons of contaminated wastewater are threatening the state's shrinking water supply.

Climate & Energy

Alaska’s stranded walruses face a new threat: oil drillers

Turns out melting ice isn't the only thing the walruses have to worry about.

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