Politics

Climate & Energy

Methane from fracking is probably more of a problem than EPA thinks

That's the takeaway from a new study of wells in Texas, which was spearheaded by the Environmental Defense Fund.

Climate & Energy

Climate action by cities could help us avoid the worst of climate change

New report from all-star commission says smart urban development is key to hitting emissions targets.

Climate & Energy

Solar is mostly for the wealthy. Here’s how Obama plans to change that

Low-income households account for less than 5 percent of rooftop solar power.

Climate & Energy

Will Hillary Clinton swear off fossil-fuel money? Bernie Sanders already has

The Nation magazine and 350 Action are challenging presidential candidates to refuse contributions from oil, gas, and coal companies.

Food

The EPA could ban this toxic pesticide

The feds get tough on one of the more toxic pesticides in food farmers' bug-killing arsenal.

Politics

The Koch brothers are lobbying in Europe now too

Turns out this particular plague is not confined to the U.S.

Climate & Energy

How do we get conservative politicians to vote for climate action? Attack and embarrass them

Earnest entreaties and appeals to reason obviously aren't working.

Politics

Inequality isn’t just bad for the economy — it’s toxic for the environment

It turns out that tackling economic inequality is good climate change policy.

Politics

We’re coming for you, Cuba

Cuba's an environmental oasis? Wait until the U.S. shows up.