Australia just experienced the 60 hottest years in the past millennium, according to a new report. And natural causes don’t explain the shift.

China’s grid is not set up to deal with renewables.

Anti-whaling captain Paul Watson, president of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, was detained in Germany for a decades-old violation of navigational regulations.

Hawaii is the first state in the U.S. to ban plastic grocery bags.

Mid-Atlantic solar installations have a capacity of more than one gigawatt. (To put it in perspective, that’s enough to power a million homes, but not enough to power a flux capacitor.)