In Rolling Stone, Jeff Goodell looks at “the scam behind the gas boom.” What really makes money for a natural gas company? “Buying and flipping the land that contains the gas,” Goodell reports.

A team of scientists has discovered how to use wastewater’s bacteria to create electricity.

For his 18th birthday Justin Bieber received (among many other gifts, we’re sure) an electric vehicle — a $100,000 Fisker Karma.

The Senate transportation bill could include dedicated funding for walking and biking.

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Nestlé’s products no longer have artificial ingredients in them.

A judge ruled that visits to most National Forests in seven western states should be free.

At no point in the past 300 million were oceans acidifying as quickly as they are now.

Investors like solar when Warren Buffett’s behind it.

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