Climate & Energy

South Korea now has the world’s second largest cap-and-trade market

And the U.S. lags further and further behind ...

Climate & Energy

The U.S. and India keep pushing toward a climate deal

John Kerry just visited India to lay the groundwork for an agreement ahead of Obama’s trip to the country later this month.

Climate & Energy

How much fracking is happening in the Gulf of Mexico?

A new lawsuit is trying to force the feds to release that info. And another suit seeks info on which toxic chemicals are used by frackers.

Foam party

Rejoice! New York is the biggest city to ban foam packaging

Now the only New York City takeout leftovers will be your Kung Pao.

Climate & Energy

Nebraska Supreme Court clears the way for a Keystone decision

The court said the pipeline's planned route through Nebraska is just fine. Now the ball is in Obama's court.


Federal diet guidelines won’t mention food’s environment connection. Ugh.

The new dietary guidelines want you to know that your food came from the grocery store.

Plane Speak

Planes have nobody but themselves to blame for making it harder to fly

Not only are the emissions from your transatlantic flight to Rome gassing the climate -- they're also making it harder for that same flight to get off the ground in the first place.

Climate & Energy

Is this the end of Cape Wind?

It was intended to be the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. New setbacks mean it might not get built at all.

Climate & Energy

Texas city in fracking area is rocked by 11 earthquakes in 24 hours