Living

spill, baby, spill

California’s latest oil spill almost drained right into the Pacific

You don't need offshore drilling to have an offshore oil spill.

Food

Don’t believe the slander: Americans are eating less crap.

But the rich still eat better than the rest.

Feelin' the bern

Bernie Sanders lays out what Democrats should do next

The runner-up in the Democratic race hasn’t given up on impacting the party's platform.

Landfill 'er up?

What’s worse, burning plastic or sending it to a landfill?

When it comes to pesky, non-recyclable plastics, should we bury or burn? Advice maven Umbra Fisk tosses out a few ideas.

water we doing?

Clean water should be a basic human right. Why are we charging so much for it?

The cost of clean water and wastewater services has risen 41 percent over the last five years.

Climate & Energy

The California drought ain’t over til it’s over (and it’s not over)

Not so fast, everyone: A new study indicates California will be feeling the drought for the next three years.

Deep sea dumpster diver

20,000 leagues under the sea, we’ve made a mess

Industrial chemicals can now be found at the very bottom of the ocean.

The Chemical Bothers

Republicans in Congress passed a law giving EPA more power

Now the agency can start to regulate some 64,000 chemicals that are already in use.

Just Chill

Today’s headlines, brought to you from the future

The extreme heatwave in the Southwest is just the beginning.