Climate & Energy

How much energy could the U.S. get from solar?

There's a limit to the growth of solar, but we're not even close to reaching it.

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In the future, you may never have to do laundry again

New high-tech fabrics can clean themselves -- just add sun.


What the NFL’s concussion scandal has in common with tobacco and ExxonMobil

Three unrelated industries have a lot more shared history than we thought.

Climate & Energy

Leonardo DiCaprio attacks climate change deniers running for president

Will Donald Trump lash out at Leo next?

Climate & Energy

9 figures to help you understand the state of renewable energy

A new U.N. report offers insight into countries' differing approaches to the clean energy sector.


What would actually happen if we stopped eating so much meat?

A new study shows just how much CO2 -- and lives -- we'd save if we just cut our meat consumption in half by 2050.


Protestors turn a federal offshore oil auction into a circus

Watch about 150 activists disrupt the auction for offshore drilling leases in the Gulf of Mexico.


Mitch McConnell likes procrastinating so much, he wants the whole country to do it

McConnell is advising states to "wait and see" before complying with the centerpiece of Obama's climate agenda.

Climate & Energy

How California got way ahead of the rest of the world in fighting climate change

California can claim first place in just about every clean-energy category.