Black gold

Desperate for cash, Trump turns to the coal industry

If there's any money left in coal, that is.


For environmental activists, 2015 was the deadliest year yet

Last year's murder rate of three activists a week show the stakes have never been higher.


Meet the activist getting sued for complaining about a coal-ash dump

"Sometimes, you gotta say ouch."


Meet the man who changed the way the U.S. fights poverty abroad

The best way to fight poverty worldwide? Give small farmers a hand.

Climate & Energy

Flying space junk is about to beat us to destroying the Arctic

A thriving Arctic ecosystem will be hit with toxic debris from outer space on Saturday.

Climate & Energy

Here’s what the new Never Trump contender has to say about climate change

David French thinks deep thoughts on demon rum and DiCaprio.

Climate & Energy

Meet the nun trying to reform Exxon Mobil

Can she get the behemoth to acknowledge its “moral imperative” on climate change?


6 surprising moments from the making of “An Inconvenient Truth”

From Al Gore's rowdy, beer-fueled first performance to a personal phone call to Melissa Etheridge, here are six things you might not know about the film.

Climate & Energy

The legacy of “An Inconvenient Truth,” explained by 16 really smart people

We asked Annie Leonard, Van Jones, and others to reflect on how "An Inconvenient Truth" changed the game.