Business & Technology

Funding evil lobbying group was “a mistake,” says Google

Google (might) stop funding ALEC, a notorious, Koch-funded outfit that pushes anti-climate and anti-clean-energy legislation.

You ready for this jelly?

What do you catch when there are no more fish? Jellyballs

If jellyfish blooms are the future of our oceans, maybe we should start working up an appetite for them.


Northwest states talk green, invest dirty

Oregon and Washington stealthily finance fossil fuel projects despite their governors' climate-caring rhetoric.

we're all in this pot together

We just had the hottest August ever

This summer brought a number of new heat records -- most worryingly, the hottest oceans on record.


Seaweed is healthy, delicious, and legal in all 50 states

"Meh" about seaweed? Not for long.


California (finally) gives cyclists a little more room to ride

A new California law requires that drivers steer clear of cyclists by at least three feet. What took you so long, Cali?


Amazon’s cloud is about to get dirtier

The company's cloud computing services rely heavily on fossil fuels. A new billion-dollar data center isn't going to help that.

That's fracked up!

Need a fracking supporter? Hire a homeless person.

If you can’t find people who actually support fracking, just pay uninformed members of underprivileged groups to fake it!

Climate & Energy

We fixed the ozone layer (sort of). Can we fix the climate?

With the ozone layer on the mend, there's proof that international cooperation can work. But the climate is a different can of worms.