Politics

Election 2016

We didn’t know Third Eye Blind felt so strongly about coal

The '90s alt-rock band's platform makes a whole lot more sense than the RNC's.

obamaptimist

Obama reminds us things are getting better all the time

In a speech on Wednesday, Obama pointed out that we are living in the "most prosperous, most progressive era in human history."

Cities

Meet a Republican mayor and convention delegate who takes climate change seriously

Jim Brainard, mayor of Carmel, Indiana, has cut carbon emissions and made his city more walkable and bikeable.

bright spot

Obama tries to revive a grassroots solar program

Now it should be easier for homeowners to put panels on their roofs.

Climate Change Is No Game

Terrify a child with climate change inaction figures

Ted Cruz may never be president, but at least he finally has a figurine in his image.

moral highground

Fracking and immigration activists unite 60 feet above the RNC

Trump really has a way of bringing people together.

Election 2016

Clinton might pick whatshisname — that ag guy — for Veep

That one guy from Iowa is aware he's boring.

Cities

Republicans are trying to scare you about crime, but cities have been getting safer

The stats are clear.

Election 2016

11 ways the Republican platform attacks the environment

Turn federal lands over to states. Abolish the EPA as we know it. Kill fracking regulations. And more!