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Business & Technology

Meet your favorite new green(ish) cars

New at the Detroit Auto Show: the new Chevy Volt, the all-electric Bolt, and plug-in and hybrid cars from VW, Mercedes, and Hyundai.

Is “resilience” the new sustainababble?

Resilience is an idea with potentially transformative power -- but we need to make sure it isn't co-opted by big business and the forces of the status quo.

Politics

Obama to crack down on methane leaks from frackers and pipelines

Methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, is leaking from wells and pipelines across the country.

Politics

Mitt Romney’s climate record exposes his deepest flaws as a politician and a robot

As Romney prepares for another presidential run, let's look at his craven pandering on the critical issue of global warming.

Climate & Energy

Climate change is laying waste to water supplies, warns Farm Bureau

A Farm Bureau bigwig warns that as western snowpack dwindles, farmers must adapt.

Living

A dog learned how to ride the bus, so you are out of excuses

In Seattle, land of a byzantine bus system, even the dogs know how to handle public transit.

Climate & Energy

We have to build much smarter cities if we want to fight climate change

Energy demand in big cities is poised to soar, but with forward-thinking urban and transportation planning, we could keep that growth in check.

Politics

Climate denier Ted Cruz to oversee NASA. Houston, we have a problem

This is not a good thing. Just how bad it is will be determined.

Climate & Energy

The greenest governor in the country tells Grist about his big climate plan

Why did Washington state choose a cap-and-trade program? And does it have a chance of passing? Gov. Jay Inslee weighs in.