Austin has emerged as a hub for clean tech—and the Pecan Street Project is a pioneer in using big data to study how we use (and abuse) energy.
At SXSW, learning how techies can hack their way to a better city government
Wildlife trafficking and poaching are on the rise, thanks to growing incomes in Asia and the involvement of major international crime syndicates. Is there hope for ending the war on wildlife?
President Obama announces new nominees to head the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy—and both candidate will be tested in the years ahead.
A report from the State Department concludes that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline will have little impact on carbon emissions. That will make environmentalists battle to fight the pipeline that much tougher.
The nuclear accident at Japan’s Fukushima plant caused the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people and sparked fears of a health catastrophe. But nearly two years after the meltdown, a World Health Organization reports says …
After the failure of cap and trade, many climate advocates have focused on energy innovation as a way to sidestep tough politics. But there’s avoiding the battle over climate change
A new report by a conservation group shows that as much as one-third of the seafood sold in the U.S. is mislabeled.
As corn and soybeans became more valuable, farmers plowed more land—and disturbed native grasslands along the way
An electric car company accuses a venerable newspaper of faking a review of its flagship car. But both sides should realize that battery-powered vehicles need to a fill a different niche than gasoline cars.