Farmers Look to New Ways of Irrigating in a Drought...

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

Deep in the Texas Panhandle, where the decline of the Ogallala Aquifer

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The 5 Biggest Stories from the Fight for the Survival of Public Education...

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

The fight over public education has reached a new pitch, with mass layoffs in large school districts and the most significant pushback against education “reform” yet.

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Democracy Is Busting Down the Doors of State Capitols Across the Country...

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

From the Texas filibuster to Pennsylvania’s low-wager-worker sleep-in, citizens are rising up.

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5 Things That Were Likely on Edward Snowden’s Mind As He Took Off From Hong Kong...

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

Whistleblower Peter Van Buren explains the thought process and feelings…

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Greg Kaufman: America’s Poor Are Demonized To Justify Huge Cuts in Gov’t Prgrams...

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

Many low-income Americans work extremely hard but need food stamps…

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Glenn Greenwald: NSA Can Store A Billion Cell Phone Calls Every Day...

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald says he has another big scoop

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Sustainable Architecture: 5 Reasons To Love Green Buildings...

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

The images in this article depict ECO Modern Flats…

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Egypt: Protesters Gather Nationwide To Demand Morsi’s Ouster...

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

Massive crowds thronged the streets of Cairo and cities around the country Sunday…

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The Most Competitive Cities Of The Future: 24/7 Wall St....

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 11: Buildings on the Manhattan skyline..

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5 Ways City-Dwellers Can Use Small Outdoor Spaces...

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

City dwellers often rely on botanical gardens and city parks for their outdoor fix….

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Should the “Nobel prize for food” go to a Monsanto exec?...

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

In a move that has disturbed many anti-hunger advocates…

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Mass Protest, Not a Speech, Is Needed to Address Climate Change...

Jun 29, 2013 Posted by

The biosphere of which humans are a part cannot afford half measures..

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NY Times Op-Ed: The Up-in-the-Air President...

Jun 29, 2013 Posted by

It was cool, as media moments go, when President Obama called from Air Force One …

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L.A. launches nation’s largest solar rooftop program...

Jun 29, 2013 Posted by

Bits of a new solar power plant could go there. And there. And there and there and there and there and there.

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Centuries worth of CO2 emissions could be stored underground, but at what cost?...

Jun 29, 2013 Posted by

We could liquefy and cram our carbon dioxide emissions into the ground…

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House responds to Obama’s climate plan with an offshore drilling plan...

Jun 29, 2013 Posted by

Not pleased with the modest climate and energy reforms Obama unveiled Tuesday…

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Popular Resistance Is Building Up, from Hunger Strikes to Democracy Protests Across the Planet...

Jun 29, 2013 Posted by

The paradox of power is that the real power is with us, if we have the courage to use it.

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Stephen Colbert & BIll Moyers: The Sudden Disappearance of the Voting Rights Act...

Jun 29, 2013 Posted by

Colbert peppered Moyers with questions on his new documentary…

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Exposing the Dark Forces Behind the Snowden Smears...

Jun 29, 2013 Posted by

Who is planting anti-Snowden attacks with Buzzfeed, and why is the website playing along?

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This Week’s Killer Heat Wave Threatens To Cause Earth’s Hottest Temps Ever...

Jun 29, 2013 Posted by

The Southwest may experience the hottest weather in recorded history. Still don’t believe in global warming?

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Why Is the Obama Administration Suddenly So Interested in African Farms?...

Jun 28, 2013 Posted by

This week, President Obama is making his first major visit to Africa since taking office….

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Marines Push to Front Lines in Renewable Energy Innovation...

Jun 28, 2013 Posted by

A backpack that generates electricity?

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America’s Newest Global War

Jun 28, 2013 Posted by

Out of all the harrowing storylines in journalist Jeremy Scahill’s new film “Dirty Wars,” …

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Josh Fox To John Oliver: Gas Industry ‘Like The Witches In Macbeth’...

Jun 28, 2013 Posted by

Documentarian Josh Fox is making the rounds..

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Invest, Divest and Prosper – Climate Change Plan...

Jun 28, 2013 Posted by

It has been a busy news week…

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The Mine is Collapsing

Jun 28, 2013 Posted by

Power Industry At Odds With Republican ‘War On Coal’ Rhetoric

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EPA tells Ohio to stop keeping fracking secrets from first responders...

Jun 28, 2013 Posted by

Ohio firefighters, cops, and local officials might soon learn a little bit more about the poisons…

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The biggest oversight in Obama’s climate plan — and it’s a doozy...

Jun 28, 2013 Posted by

I’ve mostly been offering modest praise for Obama’s climate plan..

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Thanks to this Spanish town, your car could one day run on poop...

Jun 28, 2013 Posted by

Poop is good for a lot of things: throwing at your sister..

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When it comes to food, technology won’t save us...

Jun 28, 2013 Posted by

Despite what Monsanto and a surprising number of science writers want you to think..

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