Politics

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.

Politics

Obama gets real about climate deniers with Vice

Obama said it's "disturbing" that the chair of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works denied the existence of climate change.

Politics

Obama finally understands political polarization. Does Hillary?

The president has given up on working with intransigent Republicans. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton is talking about "a nice warm purple space.”

Shock doc

This viral documentary could actually push China to clean up its act

A film about the country’s horrendous pollution made huge waves, and now government officials say they really intend to tackle the problem.

Climate & Energy

How does climate activism differ in the U.S. and Germany?

Americans are focused on diversifying the movement and fighting fossil fuels. Germans are getting into the specifics of phasing out coal and nuclear.

Climate & Energy

Will the GOP try to block a climate deal just like they did with an Iran deal?

Senate Republicans attempted to undermine Obama on nuclear talks with Iran. Don’t expect them to behave any better around climate talks.

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