Unless you're an economics geek, you've probably never heard of "discount rates." Behind that technical term, however, hides a social and ethical debate at the heart of climate policy. David Roberts explains (otters included).
A new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists quantifies how Fox News and the Wall Street Journal's opinion section spread climate skepticism.
If only climate collapse led to perfect hair: The new NBC drama "Revolution" plays to all of our fantasies of a simple life, where what we do actually matters, and we look fabulous without even …
A new book highlights the culture of "seed-savers" and reveals the crucial, often invisible role seeds play in keeping our food system stable and genetically diverse.
A reader wonders which shows have the best eco-role models. Umbra goes channel surfing.
The former Talking Heads front man-turned-bicycle-advocate is making his mark on the NYC streetscape with funky new cycle infrastructure.
Here's a wrap-up of some of the weirdest hamburgers in recent history -- complete with imaginary corporate backers.
On PARK(ing) Day, humans around the world reclaimed parking spots with miniature golf courses, Twister, pop-up chicken coops, and banana art. Check out our favorite photos.
A new survey has answers -- and they're not as obvious as you might expect.