Rebecca Leber
Staff Writer

California Could Really Use All of That Water Lost in the UCLA Flood
July 30, 2014 2:43 PM

While UCLA students frolic in their pop-up pools, farmers in other parts of California are dealing with dangerously low groundwater levels.

People Are Literally Praying For Coal
But they shouldn't be.
July 30, 2014 8:17 AM

The coal industry is not what it used to be, but that's okay.

If Republicans Were Serious About Spending Less, They'd Act on Climate Change
July 29, 2014

The longer we wait, the more it costs us. Welcome to the White House's latest argument in favor for climate change action.

The Coal Industry Has Been Fear-Mongering for 40 Years Now
These old newspaper ads prove the industry's predictions have always been wrong
July 28, 2014

These old newspaper ads prove the industry's predictions have always been wrong.

The Hidden, Horrifying Impacts of Climate Change
It's not all hurricanes and floods. Expect sewage in your drinking water.
July 24, 2014

These are the consequences you don't hear about.

Republicans Always Listen to the Pentagon—Except When It Says Climate Change Is Real
July 23, 2014

When the DOD says it needs something, Republicans usually listen. Except on this issue.

Oil-Train Spills Are Worse Than Ever, and Obama's New Safety Rules Aren't Enough
July 23, 2014

The amount of oil being transported—and spilled—is at an all-time high, and federal regulation can't keep pace. 

It's a Summer of Record Heat, Drought, and Wildfires
California is in the middle of its worst drought in decades.
July 22, 2014

It's not just the time of year and it's not just you.

Republican Senators Blocked Obama's Nomination to the International Aviation Agency
A vote is now scheduled
July 18, 2014

The tragedy might break some partisan gridlock.

Wildfires Are Raging Around the Country—There's a Better Way to Fight Them
July 17, 2014

It's the one time Republicans and Democrats actually agree on something.