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!

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.


Why millennials aren’t going cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs

First it was cars, now kids these days are shunning breakfast cereal, too.

Americans are eating better — well, some Americans

If you're wealthy, your diet has improved in the past 15 years -- but if you're not, it's gotten worse.

stripping down

Faculty joins students in the call for divestment. We’re going streaking!

Professors lend credibility and campus clout to a movement just beginning to gain momentum.