Politics

Politics

Examining Eric Holder’s environmental record at the Justice Department

The attorney general said it was a “personal mission” to ensure that everyone enjoyed the same environmental protections. He quickly learned how difficult that would be.

THIRST FOR JUSTICE

Apparently, water is a luxury in Detroit, not a right

A judge says Detroit can continue to cut off water to residents because the city "can't afford any revenue slippage."

Prost!

Germany kicks our butts, again, at clean energy

The country has hit another renewable energy milestone, sourcing more than a quarter of its electricity from renewables.

Politics

Who cares if your state is being fracked to hell? Let’s talk DRESS SHOPPING!

The GOP is using a tone-deaf, insulting political ad campaign in the Pennsylvania governor's race.

Food

10 things that would fix the food system faster than GMO-labeling

What if we took the energy and money that's invested in fighting over GMO labeling and put it into laws that would really make a difference?

Climate & Energy

No, you actually haven’t found a way to reach conservatives on climate change

Some people cite polls and psychological research to argue that it's possible to appeal to conservatives on climate change. If only it were so.

Food

4 problems GMO labeling won’t solve

A lot of people support GMO labels as a blow against pesticides or Big Ag. We should probably just go after those problems directly.

Hot planet? Hot yoga!

Yoga could be an answer to climate change, says India’s prime minister

And you were worried he wasn't taking the crisis seriously enough.

If Robin Hood turned to real estate ...

Here’s one idea for taxing the rich and making housing more affordable

A newly proposed "pied-à-terre tax" in New York City would apply to luxury homes owned by people who don’t actually live in the city.

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