News

Food

Chipotle’s new tortillas could be huge news for farmers

The fast-food company is teaming up with the Bread Lab to reinvent the mass-produced tortilla.

Science

Air pollution in China and India may be worse than we realize

Improving air quality in these rapidly growing countries may be necessary just to keep the mortality rate steady -- let alone decrease it.

Food

Americans are eating more factory-farmed meat than ever

Sorry, foodies: The food movement isn't working.

Do Panic

Poll shows Americans are starting to worry about climate change again

After a decade of worrying about other things, the number of Americans concerned about global warming is beginning to creep up again.

Business & Technology

How smart meters are helping California save water

Constant water monitoring can reveal leaky pipes and out people for abusing their sprinkler systems.

Science

Think climate change will be good for plants? Think again

Climate change could mean shorter growing seasons and less nutrients for plants.

Politics

Take that, Trans-Pacific Partnership! Enviros celebrate as Obama’s trade agenda takes a blow

The shadowy trade deal hit a huge roadblock as Democrats in the House blocked “fast track” trade promotion authority.

spoiler alert

Climate change ruins everything — and now it’s coming for your tea

Have you ever noticed that climate change is killing all that you hold dear? Welcome to Spoiler Alerts.

Cities

What if we banned street harassment? Buenos Aires might

There are currently two proposed bills in Buenos Aires that would make catcalling illegal.