Politics

Politics

Ted Cruz’s crazy climate theories, debunked

Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz shared his climate change theories on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Scientists called them "a load of claptrap."

Politics

Obama orders the federal government to cut carbon emissions

Obama signed an executive order directing the federal government to reduce its carbon footprint by 40 percent below 2008 levels within a decade.

IUDIY

Wear your support for reproductive rights on your head — here’s how

Some Colorado lawmakers can now be found decorating themselves with IUDs to show support for a bill that would fund contraceptive access.

Post-march madness

NYC climate campaigners follow up blockbuster march with push for city action

A vibrant movement has grown out of organizing efforts for the People’s Climate March, and they’re making New York even more of a climate leader.

Politics

What if Al Gore ran for president, again?

He hasn’t publicly expressed any interest in another campaign, but there’s lots of media chatter about the theoretical possibility.

Climate & Energy

Utilities experience competition, don’t like it, run crying to regulators

Electric utilities are facing increased competition at both the wholesale and retail levels, so they're turning to Big Government for help.

Nothin' But A Green Thang

He’s young, green, Latino, openly gay — and the mayor of Long Beach

Robert Garcia, the mayor of Long Beach, talks cars, the port, and why green is second nature for him.

Climate & Energy

Why we should talk about geoengineering even if we never do it

Studying geoengineering can help scientists understand climate change better, and discussing it can make skeptics less skeptical.

Food

Will the USDA weaken dietary guidelines to please the meat industry?

The Obama administration might recommend eating fewer animal-based foods to help the environment -- and Big Meat is flipping out.

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