Climate & Energy

Norway talks a big game, promises to go carbon neutral by 2030

Right now, it’s just talk.

Climate & Energy

The next U.S. president could save or destroy the Arctic

And his or her decision could last a lifetime.


A handful of the world’s coral reefs are actually thriving

Surprisingly vibrant reefs signal a hopeful future for conservation efforts.


Trees lining California streets are worth an extra $1 billion a year

A new study calculates the value of the trees that line the state’s roads.

Throwing shade

U.S. Chamber of Commerce joins anti-solar crusade

The chamber’s new campaign is part of a larger right-wing push to kneecap the rooftop solar industry.

Climate & Energy

California’s drought isn’t going away anytime soon

El Niño winters normally flood the state with rain and snow -- but this one was different.

Everything's bigger in Texas

Massive sinkholes in Texas could combine to form even massiver sinkhole

Radar measurements of two sinkholes in West Texas suggests they're still growing.

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France ratifies U.N. climate deal. Your move, rest of world.

It is the first major industrialized country to do so.

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Kids who breathe polluted air have higher rates of mental illness

Even a little pollution may have a big effect.