A Guardian writer argues for a drastic rethink of America's love of pets. First up: golden retriever time-shares.
The entire state is now officially in drought, with a quarter in "exceptional drought." Gov. Jerry Brown says this is no time to waste water on landscaping.
The oil giant whines that it has forked out a lot for research already, and can't understand why it should have to pay more.
Former Occupier Micah White wants to spark micro-movements in small towns across the country. Tiny Nehalem, Ore., is his test lab.
A reader is worried about becoming road pizza. Umbra breaks out the pie charts.
The progressive alliance that took over local government in Richmond, Calif., has slashed the crime rate and raised taxes on Chevron. But every win has been a struggle.
Environmental justice advocates have called on President Obama to crack down on refineries that knowingly dump on their human neighbors. It’s been a long time coming.
A German engineer wants to turn an old mine, half a mile underground, into a giant battery.
An alliance of Native Americans, ranchers, and farmers stormed the National Mall -- not your usual anti-pipeline rally.