Climate & Energy

Huge wind project moves forward despite states’ objections

The project will move 4,000 megawatts of power from Texas and Oklahoma through Arkansas and into the Southeast.


Marijuana is legal in Colorado, but rain barrels still are not

A bill to legalize use of rain barrels is being considered by the state legislature, to the chagrin of some farmers and ranchers.


Scotland closes its last coal-fired power plant

Looks like coal power in Scotland is becoming almost as elusive as Nessie.


Watch the horror of a Republican senator forced to pick between Trump and Cruz

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is stuck between a rock and a hard place.


How caucuses disenfranchise voters

There’s a whole lot that's wrong with the caucus system.

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?