Climate & Energy

MIT’s long-running divestment sit-in ends, but the fight isn’t over

The university won't divest from fossil fuels just, but it's taking some big steps forward.

Business & Technology

Is Europe totally unfrackable?

Some countries in the region are trying to replicate the U.S. shale boom, but they're having a tough time.

Climate & Energy

Coal might be on the way out, but toxic coal ash isn’t going away

The toxic byproduct of burning coal has quietly become one of America's worst environmental justice problems.


Samantha Bee grills Texas legislator on abortion in hilarious, cringe-worthy clip

Do Texas anti-choice reps actually know anything about abortion? Surprise! No.


Bernie Sanders’ secret weapon on Super Tuesday

The candidate’s bet on fracking probably helped him overtake Hillary Clinton in a few states.


What Instagram reveals about your access to healthy food

In all regions of the U.S., Instagram posts from food deserts depicted grub that was higher in cholesterol, sugar, and fat.


Volkswagen protestor creates a glorious ruckus over emissions scandal

Watch a Volkswagen executive attempt to fend off the weight of the biggest automobile scandal in decades.


Senate moves closer to blocking state GMO labeling

The bill would quash a slew of local initiatives, including a labeling law in Vermont which kicks in July 1.


Here’s how major cities measure up on climate change spending

From New York to Addis Ababa, new analysis paints a highly uneven picture of spending on climate action.