Politics

SOTU, Brute?

Obama to Republicans: So long, and thanks for nothing

The State of the Union address marked the end of Obama's dreams of bipartisanship. The fight against climate change will benefit.

Politics

Obama: Climate change is a huge threat to future generations

In his State of the Union address, the president dismissed climate deniers and warned Republicans not to block his efforts to take action.

Politics

Americans like stuff that sounds good, polls find

The public prefers things like clean air and clean energy, but that doesn't mean progressives will win on those issues.

Politics

Why Obama should crack down on gassy cows

Obama's new methane regulations don’t pass the smell test.

Living

Watch me get an IUD — for the planet

Sometimes, doing the most sustainable thing for your uterus means you get to go to McDonald's afterward.

Climate & Energy

Climate hawks are not impressed by Obama’s methane plan

The EPA will regulate methane leaks from new oil and gas wells, but will only call for “voluntary” action to plug up leaks at existing wells.

Climate & Energy

Here’s what climate activists should do in 2015

We quizzed more than a dozen leaders and thinkers about priorities for this coming year, and this is what they had to say.

Climate & Energy

West Virginia will let schools teach the truth about climate change after all

Last month, West Virginia decided to teach its students to doubt the overwhelming consensus on global warming. Now it's changed course.

Politics

Hillary is hiring John Podesta, and that’s good for climate hawks

As a top adviser in the White House, Podesta has pushed Obama to do much more on climate change. And now he'll have Clinton's ear.