Jun 25, 2013 President Obama will announce a plan on Tuesday designed to push forward his administration's goals on confronting climate change. Which technologies will get the go-ahead?
Jun 25, 2013 Governments and businesses estimate a Social Cost of Carbon, the cost of damage caused by a ton of carbon emissions.
May 6, 2015 A listener responds to our conversation about expensive sports programs for kids.
Jun 11, 2013 Many companies focus on short-term results. The CEO of consumer-products giant Unilever, Paul Polman, says long-term strategic planning builds better businesses.
May 28, 2013 Residents of California's Central Valley are trying to stop a high-speed rail system that would connect San Francisco to Los Angeles from cutting through their land.
May 8, 2013 Luxury electric car maker Tesla is expected to report a profit on Wednesday. The profit comes not from the $100,000 cars, but from California Zero Emission Vehicle Credits that amount to thousands of dollars a car when resold to other car makers.
Apr 26, 2013 The Internet is powered by vast banks of computers which chew up energy. That's a big cost for the people who run these servers -- and the earth, depending on how all the electricity is generated.
Apr 25, 2013 Millions of Californians will be eligible for healthcare under the new law, and lots of them know nothing about it.
Apr 24, 2013 California Governor Jerry Brown is looking to join other states in basing funding increases at public universities on measures like higher graduation rates.