A forward-thinking mayor and progressive community help the cause, too.
Plumbing the storm's names and nicknames leads to some useful takeaways for communicating about climate change.
One symptom of climate change -- rising sea levels -- made superstorm Sandy directly and unmistakably worse.
Michiganders voted down a requirement for 25 percent clean power by 2025. Blame a torrent of dirty-energy spending, which we'll be seeing more of in the future, says David Roberts.
The odds of success were long. California's flawed initiative process certainly didn't help.
The elections have you frazzled? Umbra says to chill the frack out.
Austin's Vital Farms helps egg producers who want to transition to a pasture-based model, then markets and distributes their eggs around the country. Now it's using crowdfunding to help get more chickens out on pasture.
The elections were a mixed bag for all things urban, but despite a couple of big losses, mass transit came out smelling like roses.
A big climate bill won't pass Congress, but there's a lot Obama can do through executive action if he wants to build up a clean energy economy.