Scientists created a new sponge that could clean up oil spills

Common polyurethane foam could change the way we clean up contaminated water from fracking and oil…

Climate gets a prime spot in the sixth Democratic debate

... before Mayor Pete’s wine cave stole the show

Europe’s ‘Green Deal’ doesn’t live up to its name, critics say

What do you get when you take the “new” out of Green New Deal?

Getting rid of pollution improves public health a lot faster than you’d think

A new analysis finds that reducing air pollution has near-immediate health benefits.

‘Dark Waters’ tells the origin story of a public health nightmare. We’re still living it.

The new Mark Ruffalo movie tells the story of how we found out about "forever chemicals."

Bitcoin is hard to understand. So is its carbon footprint.

A new study finds that Bitcoin does not consume as much energy as previously estimated.

The historic protest at the Harvard-Yale football game was years in the making

Harvard and Yale came together to demand divestment from fossil fuels, delaying the game for nearly…

Republicans are buying rooftop solar. Will it change their politics?

A new study found that people with rooftop solar are more politically active, regardless of their…

Marie Kondo made us get rid of everything. Now she’s selling us crystals.

The point, apparently, was not to reduce, but to replace.

How the humble chairlift could revolutionize renewable energy

Simple mechanical systems can store energy much longer than batteries.