Energy & the Environment
Feb 23, 2015
Rising sea level in Norfolk threatens the town, the Navy, and a state in denial.
Mar 05, 2015
To get renewable energy technologies into broad use, government needs to promote both supply and demand. Markets are too risk-averse.
Jan 28, 2016
After years of gridlock on climate action, Washington state could soon pioneer the nation's first tax on greenhouse gas emissions.
Jan 11, 2016
A pair of legal battles will help determine how far states will go to implement their climate laws.
Dec 18, 2015
The Paris climate accord has mobilized the health-care sector and will have sweeping impacts on public health.
Dec 14, 2015
Economic imperatives are starting to drive the fight against global warming, and that could be a game changer.
Dec 01, 2015
In his new book Greening the Global Economy, economist Robert Pollin argues that that investing in renewable energy will both fight global warming and boost employment worldwide.
Nov 30, 2015
As national efforts heading into the Paris summit fall short of averting catastrophic warming, how far cities can go to close the gap is hard to know.
Oct 22, 2015
Despite Volkswagen's massive recall, no laws currently exist that would require owners to actually fix their vehicles.
Oct 19, 2015
Plagued by low prices and overstretched by the drilling boom, oil companies are leading a push to repeal the longstanding crude export ban.
Jul 17, 2015
The Republican representatives of three districts in Louisiana, Maryland, and Virginia that are vulnerable to rising sea level don't believe 97 percent of climate scientists.
Jun 24, 2015
A long-awaited EPA study illustrates how industry can sidestep meaningful reform.
May 22, 2015
Renewable energy companies have formed a coalition to repower the country after its massive earthquake.
May 12, 2015
Reflecting on a quarter century of politics and change.
Apr 28, 2015
Opposition to granting the president fast-track authority is growing among Democrats. The former secretary of state could seize the moment.
Apr 16, 2015
In a region dominated by coal companies and privatized prisons, activist Amelia Kirby charts a new path for her community.
Apr 13, 2015
Rising food prices, unsafe drinking water—climate change will only make things worse unless stronger measures are taken.