Discover how politics can impact the environment, from U.N. climate talks to state legislation to local plastic bag bans.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5.
Grist's David Roberts thinks Annie Leonard doesn't really understand the real Story of Cap & Trade.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Nov. 22-28.
A North Carolina firefighter will spend 120 days in jail for shooting a cyclist in the head during a side-of-the-road argument over -- get this -- safe biking habits.
The U.S. is one of only two countries that have yet to announce their emissions reduction plans. Why, when we're so close to Copenhagen, is that the case? Because the Obama camp wants to set realistic goals and meet them.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Nov. 15-21.
Experts warn that unless the power industry protects itself from cyber threats, the government will step in.
Businesses say government efforts are crucial for developing a green energy future.
The U.N. is meeting to discuss the problem of Asian and Middle Eastern countries buying up massive swaths of African farmland.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Nov. 8-14.
It may be impossible to convince these still-developing nations to curb their burgeoning economies for what is essentially an environmental cause.
Sen. John Kerry makes a good case for a robust, smart, and effective response to the dangers of global warming during a recent Senate hearing.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Nov. 1-7.
Britain may soon see its first multimillionaire playboy politician (who also happens to be an über green member of the Conservative Party).
New Zealand mayor provokes outrage by suggesting that government should pay 'problem parents' not to have children.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.