Cleanliness is next to godlessness?

Heathens are still greener than Christians

Remember the hype about the greening of Christianity? Yeah, that, not so much.

Hand it over!

Europe really wants America’s oil and gas

European Union negotiators are pushing the U.S. to drop its crude oil export ban and increase exports of natural gas, according to a leaked document.

Gingers are here to stay

No, of course climate change won’t make redheads go extinct

You might have read that global warming could mean the end of red hair. We're pleased to report that's absolutely not the case.

Wanna see a magic trick?

Environmental free-trade deal could help tar-sands producers

The WTO has started talks on a new deal that would facilitate trade in "environmental goods," but its definition of "environmental" is not so good.

Will gas get a free pass?

Oil companies try to weasel out of California’s cap-and-trade program

Big Oil has convinced some lawmakers to try to delay the inclusion of motor fuels in the state's carbon-trading system. Because it cares about struggling families.


Will the U.S. keep spending taxpayer money on dirty coal plants abroad?

President Obama ordered the U.S. Export-Import Bank to stop funding coal plants, but some members are Congress are trying to undermine that ban.

Climate & Energy

Canadians are eating tar-sands pollution

New research paints an alarming picture of wildlife being contaminated by tar-sands extraction -- wildlife that First Nations have long hunted for food.

Space Oddity

Hopefully NASA won’t screw up its CO2-measuring satellite this time

On Tuesday, NASA is launching a new satellite to measure atmospheric CO2 from space. The previous one of its kind crashed into the ocean.

Climate & Energy

Climate change making emperor penguins’ feet a lot less happy

A new study suggests the threat of climate change is enough to put the emperor penguin on the endangered species list.