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Climate & Energy

“More research” into geoengineering is not such a hot idea

In the geoengineering debate, "just research" is the default position of Serious People. But it's more problematic than they acknowledge.

Climate & Energy

8 ways Obama sucks on climate

Think he’s doing all he can? Au contraire. Again and again, the president encourages fossil fuel exploitation and goes soft on polluters.


Should I take notes on my laptop or with a notepad and pencil?

These students want to green up their study habits. Umbra gives them the Cliffs Notes.


This dreamy dude wants you to use all-natural condoms

This is the company's second video focusing on the idea that "good men" use toxin-free, carbon-consciously manufactured condoms.

Climate Hawk Down

Kitzhaber is on his way out, but expect Oregon to keep being a green leader

The resigning governor has been an outspoken climate advocate. Fortunately, he’ll be replaced by a liberal Democrat who’s likely to embrace climate action too.

Climate & Energy

These countries are making polluters pay

By next year, nearly half of global GDP will be covered by cap-and-trade programs.

Climate & Energy

Protests, oil prices add fuel to the divestment fire

Sit-ins make the moral case for universities to dump their fossil fuel investments, but the collapse of oil prices adds a push from the invisible hand.


Is Drake the perfect role model for the green movement?

Drake is one of the most successful image makeover stories in hip-hop.

the early bear gets the warm

Yellowstone’s grizzlies have officially given up on winter

It's so warm that the park's famous grizzlies are coming out of hibernation earlier than ever before.