Come On Y'all

But — Rex Tillerson can’t really be his name, right?

Let's be real -- it's a fictional villain name.


Portland says no way to new fossil fuel infrastructure.

Oregon's largest city has become the first in the nation to ban the building or expansion of major fossil fuel terminals.

Open-and-shut case

Is it terrible to crack open a window during winter nights?

A reader likes to get a little fresh air. Her husband says it's a waste of energy. Advice columnist Umbra Fisk settles this heated dispute.

Survey says ...

Hey Trump, check this out: 78 percent of voters think climate pollution should be regulated and/or taxed.

A new survey shows just how far from normal the president-elect is.

The way way forward machine

Google’s self-driving car project is now a company named Waymo.

But don't expect to be chugging Mad Dog in the driver's seat anytime soon.

Dirty Dancing

Rick Perry once said he would eliminate the Department of Energy. Now he will run it.

Texas political insiders call him "Bush without the brains."


Can Airbnb keep its users from discriminating against each other?

Sharing our resources is one piece of a more sustainable future -- if we can share fairly.

lol, i guess

America may not be great again, but SNL is getting there.

If you're gonna pick a climate denier for head of the EPA, why not Walter White for head of the DEA?

Wipe out

Are those magic sponges terrible for the environment?

A reader wonders about the impact of melamine sponges like the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. Advice columnist Umbra Fisk investigates.