Politics

Overprotective Dads

Yes, this father and daughter started a condom company

When it comes to the sustainability of a condom, who's buying it might matter more than how it's made.

Politics

Attack ads from green groups feature the Kochs as much as the climate

Watch some of the ads that hit Republican candidates for being beholden to wealthy polluters.

Climate & Energy

China’s coal use is actually dropping for the first time this century

It's a spot of good news in an otherwise gloomy news-scape.

If it weren't for those meddling kids ...

These teens are taking their climate lawsuit all the way to the Supreme Court

The premise of the case: The sky belongs to everyone, so governments must protect it.

Climate & Energy

We were promised methane regulations! Where are our methane regulations?!

The U.S. oil-and-gas boom is dumping oodles of methane into the atmosphere, and so far, the feds haven't gotten meaningful regulations together.

That's where the money is

U.K. climate activists take divestment to the banks

A new campaign in Britain aims to get banks to stop investing in the fossil fuel industry.

Cities

These conservatives make the case for vibrant cities. Most of their friends ignore them.

A few conservative intellectuals are speaking out against sprawl, and for denser "new urbanist" development. Sadly, their arguments will never gain traction.

Politics

Clean energy advocates need to speak up if they want black lawmakers to hear them

Why are some African-American lawmakers taking their cues from the fossil-fuel industry? They're not getting the other side of the story.

Climate & Energy

Now congressional Republicans are digging through scientists’ grant proposals

Rep. Lamar Smith has launched an aggressive campaign against what he sees as misguided money management at the National Science Foundation.

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