Here’s why Whole Foods’ pre-peeled oranges might not be as absurd as they sound

In which we explain #orangegate.

Climate & Energy

China’s greenhouse emissions might already have peaked

The world's biggest emitter is on track to meet its Paris pledge early.

Climate & Energy

There’s an important ballot fight in Florida between big power companies and the solar industry

A misleading ballot measure backed by utilities could hamper the growth of solar power in one of the sunniest states.


Hillary Clinton has a new tune on fracking

Bernie Sanders' answer is more straightforward.

Climate & Energy

A drying Great Salt Lake spells trouble for Utah

Diverting more water from the lake could pose serious health and economic threats.


Map: 116 environmental activists were killed in just one year

A startling look at the dangers facing environmentalists around the world.


Here are the countries that are the best — and worst — at protecting the environment

Not surprisingly, Nordic countries dominate the top five.


Norway is building a billion-dollar bicycle superhighway

Norwegians intend to save their climate and their figures with cross-country bike lanes.

Business & Technology

Why the EPA’s recent pesticide battle could be a big deal

The move could signal a change in the way the agency approaches conditional registrations.