Politics

News

Secret recording reveals who’s first on Trump’s government purge list

Trump can't wait to fire EPA employees.

Get off the bus, gus

The Republican Party makes its hatred of mass transit official

The GOP platform dismisses transit, high-speed rail, bike shares, and any other transportation programs that aren't highways.

Election 2016

Hey, someone mentioned climate change on stage at the Republican convention

Of course, that doesn't mean they intend to do anything about it.

Election 2016

We didn’t know Third Eye Blind felt so strongly about coal

The '90s alt-rock band's platform makes a whole lot more sense than the RNC's.

obamaptimist

Obama reminds us things are getting better all the time

In a speech on Wednesday, Obama pointed out that we are living in the "most prosperous, most progressive era in human history."

Cities

Meet a Republican mayor and convention delegate who takes climate change seriously

Jim Brainard, mayor of Carmel, Indiana, has cut carbon emissions and made his city more walkable and bikeable.

bright spot

Obama tries to revive a grassroots solar program

Now it should be easier for homeowners to put panels on their roofs.

Climate Change Is No Game

Terrify a child with climate change inaction figures

Ted Cruz may never be president, but at least he finally has a figurine in his image.

moral highground

Fracking and immigration activists unite 60 feet above the RNC

Trump really has a way of bringing people together.