Climate & Energy

Panel Power

China built a giant solar field in a desert

From space, China's massive new solar farm is an impressive sight.

Science

Air pollution in China and India may be worse than we realize

Improving air quality in these rapidly growing countries may be necessary just to keep the mortality rate steady -- let alone decrease it.

Do Panic

Poll shows Americans are starting to worry about climate change again

After a decade of worrying about other things, the number of Americans concerned about global warming is beginning to creep up again.

Climate & Energy

We’re using groundwater at a terrifying rate, and it’s not just California

Aquifers around the world are being depleted at an alarming rate, according to NASA.

Going up!

How to fix America’s beef problems, in under 2 minutes

Watch author and activist Denis Hayes give an elevator pitch for his new book "Cowed" -- in an actual elevator.

Business & Technology

This power plant slurps up water for Arizona — and burns 15 tons of coal a minute

Navajo Generating Station consumes 22,000 tons of coal and emits 44,000 tons of carbon each day, in large part to deliver Arizona’s water.

Climate & Energy

He may be pope, but that doesn’t mean he can stop climate change

Church teachings don't hold much sway in partisan politics where people's minds are already made up. Why do we think the pope's climate stand will be any different?

A song of ... just ice, actually

This drone footage of an iceberg collapsing is sad, cool

A Canadian teen captures explosive aerial footage of an iceberg collapsing, sets it to dramatic music.

Politics

What climate deniers get wrong on “politically motivated” science

Despite a bipartisan history, climate science continues to be scurrilously attacked by Republicans.