Living

Cities

East Coasters, prepare for three decades of epic flooding

In the time it takes to pay a mortgage, East Coast cities will be swamped. Yikes.

Climate & Energy

Will climate change make men extinct?

Probably not -- but a Japanese study DID find links between increasing temperature extremes and a declining proportion of male newborns.

follow the narrow brick road

Here’s why narrower streets are safer

Turns out that wider lanes only encourage people to drive faster, with deadly results.

Business & Technology

McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, and Twitter are selling the green lifestyle on Collectively. Should you buy it?

For the perpetual cynic (hi!), Collectively could be seen as a very glossy marketing tool for corporate greenwashing.

JUST GREEN, BABY

If America cared about the planet as much as the NFL, this is what it would look like

What if people showed the same passion toward environmentalism as they did sports? That's the premise of this hilarious new video.

Practice What You Preach

California officials care about saving water, except when it comes to their begonias

California’s top water bigwigs are good at bending their own rules.

sense & sensibility

Emma Thompson just won our hearts with some straight talk on climate change

Ms. Thompson just came back from a trip to the melting Arctic, and she has some stern words to say about it.

PSL PTSD

Your coffee is about to get a lot more expensive

Suffering Brazilian farmers. The longest coffee slump in five decades. Skyrocketing retail coffee prices. Kind of horrifying, isn't it?

Climate & Energy

The truth about Arctic sea ice melt, and its inevitable denial

Um, no, there is NOT more ice at the poles -- and other denier myths debunked.

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