Politics

Politics

How the Black Lives Matter movement got protests’ multi-racial groove back

In the wave of protests over the police killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, confidence and outrage are helping people of color shed decades of caution.

Climate & Energy

Even Australia is joining the climate fight

Climate supervillain Australia just pulled a Magneto.

Climate & Energy

Green groups have one less excuse for being so white

Environmental groups have long known that they're hurting in the diversity department. A new partnership has set out to fix that.

Politics

What would it mean for the environment if Hillary targeted pickup-driving country fans?

Trying to appeal to rural white voters is the wrong way for a Democrat to win the White House. And it would be bad for the climate too.

Food

USDA dumps millions in lunch money on local food

Could the long national nightmare of gross school lunches be drawing to a close? Not yet, but this is a good start.

Climate & Energy

Updates on things I’m obsessed with

The latest on: the Supreme Court and an exciting FERC order; Peabody Energy and a misguided constitutional scholar; and coal export terminals and why we don’t need more.

Climate & Energy

Obama disses Keystone XL on the Colbert Report

We need to make sure Keystone XL doesn't contribute to disastrous warming of the planet, President Obama said.

Climate & Energy

Adapting to climate change will cost much more than we thought

And we still don't know how in the world to pay for it. That's the bottom line of a jarring new report from the U.N. Environment Fund.

Climate & Energy

A Republican rep calls for his party to “recognize the reality” of climate change

Chris Gibson, whose upstate New York district has been hit hard by mega-storms, plans to introduce a climate-related resolution in the House.

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