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Politics

Ted Cruz’s crazy climate theories, debunked

Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz shared his climate change theories on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Scientists called them "a load of claptrap."

Politics

Obama orders the federal government to cut carbon emissions

Obama signed an executive order directing the federal government to reduce its carbon footprint by 40 percent below 2008 levels within a decade.

IUDIY

Wear your support for reproductive rights on your head — here’s how

Some Colorado lawmakers can now be found decorating themselves with IUDs to show support for a bill that would fund contraceptive access.

Post-march madness

NYC climate campaigners follow up blockbuster march with push for city action

A vibrant movement has grown out of organizing efforts for the People’s Climate March, and they’re making New York even more of a climate leader.

Hot N Cold

Now you can track just how crazy spring is in your region

Forget what the calendar says: Scientists are using local weather data to predict when spring will actually arrive.

Climate & Energy

How dry is California? So dry that taps might actually stop running

California is headed for a fourth year of drought, and the state climatologist says the situation is "pretty grim." Thanks, climate change.

Politics

What if Al Gore ran for president, again?

He hasn’t publicly expressed any interest in another campaign, but there’s lots of media chatter about the theoretical possibility.

Climate & Energy

Overpumping groundwater contributes to rising sea levels

Groundwater depletion in the U.S. contributed about an eighth of an inch to global sea-level rise.

Finally! A bus as pretentious as you are!

Does San Francisco need another private bus? Well, it’s got one.

A new San Francisco service promises to reimagine the horrors of the daily commute by strapping a hipster coffee shop onto a bus chassis.