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Cities

Uber, Google could replace cab drivers with robots

Your pick-up app might soon be hailing self-driving cars.

Climate & Energy

6 charts that show renewable energy is getting cheaper

The latest numbers on electricity costs show that various forms of renewable energy are already competitive with fossil fuels, with costs expected to continue falling.

Climate & Energy

Look at how much greener California is

But don’t be fooled: California is still in the throes of serious drought that began way back in 2011.

Instabummed

These climate change Instagrams will make you cry

Warning: The new Instagram account Everyday Climate Change could give you the sads.

Climate & Energy

The Koch brothers just kicked mass transit in the face

The billionaires just squelched efforts to raise the gas tax, which pays to fix roads and bridges, saying money was being wasted on bike paths and transit.

Climate & Energy

EPA to Obama: You gotta reject Keystone

Extracting tar-sands oil from Canada would lead to "a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions," says the U.S. EPA.

Politics

Obama’s budget calls for billions to fight climate change

The president wants to increase spending on renewable energy and emissions reductions.

Climate & Energy

Greens get behind striking oil workers

The Steelworkers union is worried about emissions, leaks, fires, and explosions at oil refineries, and is demanding safer working conditions.

Climate & Energy

Solving climate change will be difficult but worth it

Aggressive climate mitigation is absolutely worth the costs, but economic models are not a good guide to how difficult it might be.