Politics

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.

Climate & Energy

Turns out the U.S. oil boom was just a fairy tale

When oil prices recently collapsed, many of North America's shale oil operations went bust with them.

Politics

Obama is cracking down on another climate villain: Methane

It's the final and crucial piece of Obama's climate plan, and it just might work.