Climate & Energy

The legacy of “An Inconvenient Truth,” explained by 16 really smart people

We asked Annie Leonard, Van Jones, and others to reflect on how "An Inconvenient Truth" changed the game.

Business & Technology

Duke Energy will have to clean up its filthy coal ash sites … eventually

North Carolina regulators are finally taking some action, but they still want to go easy on the company.


Tiny house, big drama in Pittsburgh gentrification battle

While Pittsburgh's tiny home may have a small footprint, its impact on the neighborhood could be anything but.

No Butts About It

Your cigarettes literally kill everything

OK, not literally, but they are responsible for a whole lot of chemicals, pesticides, and clearcuts.


Not paying enough rent? New startup Rentberry could change that

The new company plans to make it easy for landlords to auction their units to the higher bidder.

Climate & Energy

8,000 oil workers evacuated from Fort McMurray fire. Again.

This wildfire isn't going away.


Check out these photos of bad-ass climate activists around the world

Over the weekend, tens of thousands of activists in 13 countries on six continents protested against the burning of fossil fuels.


Can this gorgeous short film lure fly fishermen into climate activism?

This documentary about trout fishing and global warming is the prettiest thing you’ll see all day.

Counter Intuitive

What’s the best non-toxic alternative to bleach?

When a reader wonders if bleaching the kitchen counters is overkill, advice maven Umbra Fisk talks dirty.