Foxx has improved public transit in Charlotte, N.C., starting a streetcar project and extending light rail, and he's installed electric-vehicle infrastructure.
A divestment campaign pushed by 350.org is spreading from colleges to cities. Boulder, Colo., Eugene, Ore., and Ithaca, N.Y. are also on board.
The group, founded by the Facebook boss and other tech titans to promote immigration reform, is financing ads that call for more oil exploration. What gives?
Rooftop solar systems could help keep the lights on after a terrorist attack on the power system, says the nation's top energy regulator.
Bipartisan legislation introduced this week in the House and Senate would require food containing genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled.
The group's board has unanimously endorsed a pathway to citizenship, a big shift after years of internal fighting over immigration.
The Obama team isn't pushing for climate legislation, it's just trying to embarrass climate deniers in Congress. But better than nothing, right?
Two gasoline barges in Mobile went up in flames on Wednesday night, critically injuring three people. The fire was put out on Thursday morning, and now an investigation into the causes is underway.
One coal-fired power plant will be shut down and others will be cleaned up to make amends for air pollution violations, thanks to the EPA.