Politics

Climate & Energy

Who controls California’s water?

Hundley's "The Great Thirst" reveals some surprising wrinkles and twists in California's long history of manhandling water to meet its needs.

Politics

Is Elizabeth Warren a progressive leader on climate change?

Some environmentalists are pushing her to run for president, but does her record warrant enthusiastic green support?

We graded the feds on their environmental justice programs — here’s how they fared

Each year, government agencies report on what they've done to protect overburdened communities from environmental harms. Some do better than others.

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Here’s how Bernie Sanders, the greenest presidential candidate, could get even greener

The socialist senator from Vermont is already the biggest climate hawk in the race, but there’s one critical step he could take to solidify that title.

Climate & Energy

Why it matters that left-wingers just won in oil-rich Alberta

The new leader of the province opposes Keystone and takes climate seriously. That’s awkward for Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Climate & Energy

Why the Koch brothers’ war against clean energy is still failing

You may have heard that the Kochs scored a win by rolling back Kansas' renewable power standard, but that's not exactly how things went down.

Climate & Energy

California moving to stage 2 of drought grief: Anger

Let all the denial and anger, bargaining and depression hang out! Then Californians can start taking the specific measures that will actually save water.

Climate & Energy

Democratic voters care about climate change, and they could put the heat on Clinton

Fifteen percent of Democrats in a new poll said climate change was their top priority. That’s enough to push the issue into the spotlight.

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It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to tell Ben Carson is clueless on climate

The Republican presidential hopeful spouts off on science, the economy, and other things he doesn’t understand.