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.
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.
Apr 10, 2015
If enough senators in the minority party follow the lead of their next likely leader, the minority may be where they stay.
Apr 08, 2015
Residents warn move is part of global trend towards the 'commodification of our basic needs.'
Mar 18, 2015
One pipeline is nothing compare to what's in store.
Mar 13, 2015
Why can’t we broadly distribute the wealth produced from America’s common resource pool? Conservative Alaska manages to do it.