Politics

Politics

Inequality isn’t just bad for the economy — it’s toxic for the environment

It turns out that tackling economic inequality is good climate change policy.

Politics

We’re coming for you, Cuba

Cuba's an environmental oasis? Wait until the U.S. shows up.

It’s not just the economy, stupid

Talking about jobs isn’t the only way to lure voters into the climate movement

Hillary Clinton and Martin O’Malley are framing climate action as an economic stimulus package, but is that the best approach?

Politics

What environmentalists can take from a week of progressive wins

I’m gay, I’m green, and for the first time in a while, I’m excited.

goo goo g' joob

Shell will be allowed to pester walruses in the Arctic, but not as much as it would like

The Obama administration is putting a few restraints on the company's Arctic drilling plans, but not nearly enough, say green activists.

Climate & Energy

Here’s why you shouldn’t worry about the Supreme Court’s latest environmental ruling

The court threw a wrench in Obama's mercury rule for power plants, but the real-world impacts should be negligible to nonexistent.

Climate & Energy

China, Brazil, and the U.S. all unveil new climate goals

When three of the world's biggest polluters pledge to do more to rein in their climate emissions, that's a pretty good day.

You should be excited about this SCOTUS decision, too

ICYMI: The Supreme Court ruled on another major discrimination case last week.

Science

Do we really need to spend money on social science?

Should we really be spending limited science funding on social science and climate change art, when we haven't figured out all the hard stuff yet?