Politics

Climate & Energy

Doctors are already seeing links between climate change and their patients’ health

Public health leaders, doctors, and nurses are seeing more respiratory illnesses, cardiovascular disease, heat-related deaths, and other problems.

Politics

Oil trains have 3 more years to explode, thanks to weak Obama rule

New rules for oil trains aren't nearly strict enough to prevent disastrous explosions. The most dangerous cars can keep rolling until 2018.

Climate & Energy

Western towns target coal companies over climate change

Ski towns in Colorado and Utah are seeking money to cope with climate change, and they think it should come from the coal industry.

Living

Let Amy Schumer remind you who should be making your birth control decisions

Boy scouts and priests weigh in on your birth control options in this hilarious Amy Schumer clip.

Not Your Father’s Environmental Plan

NYC mayor’s green plan fights poverty and pollution at the same time

Bill de Blasio aims to lift 800,000 people out of poverty while adding solar capacity, making buildings efficient, and cutting down on waste.

Politics

Bernie Sanders swoops into presidential race with high climate-hawk ranking

A new ranking of U.S. senators based on their climate activism puts presidential candidate Bernie Sanders among the top "climate hawks."

Cities

Wake-up call from Baltimore: We can no longer ignore our inner cities

Watching the city blow up, we’re forced to recon with decades of racism and neglect. Now it’s time to get serious about solutions.

Politics

Hillary can’t believe we’re still fighting over this whole reproductive rights thing, either

It's 2015, some morons are still conflating reproductive healthcare with baby-killing sprees, and Hillary Clinton's fed up -- as are we all.

Cities

John Kerry knows cities hold the key to fighting climate change

As world leaders prepare for climate talks in Paris, the secretary of state says the real leadership is coming from the local level.