clean energy

climate change

A near record number of U.S. coal plants shut down in 2018. Carbon emissions still made a huge jump, report says.

It's the second-largest increase in 20 years.
Alex Lubben

This Pizza Delivery Truck Cooks Your Pie on the Road and Produces Zero Emissions

Toyota and Pizza Hut teamed up to make the prototype, which includes robots that bake your pizza en route.
Kaleigh Rogers
Rise Up

Trump's First State of the Union Presented An Exclusionary Vision of America

From birth control, to DACA, to a passive aggressive comment aimed at firing Robert Mueller, Trump employed campaign rhetoric to remain divisive.
Emily Weitz
Cryptocurrency Mining

Cryptocurrency Miners Are Using Old Tires to Power Their Rigs

This new “waste-to-energy” setup is meant to be less resource intensive.
Christopher Malmo

Can You Mine Cryptocurrency With a Tesla? A Feasibility Study

Someone claimed to use their Tesla to power a cryptocurrency mine. But would this wild idea actually be worth it?
Daniel Oberhaus
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The U.S. benched its most valuable players during U.N. climate talks

The U.S. continued to participate in the annual UN Climate talks — but this year without its most valuable players.
Arielle Duhaime-Ross
Livable Planet

Fight Goes Local After Trump's EPA Ditched Obama's Clean Power Plan

Just like when Trump pulled out of the Paris climate agreement, officials at the community level must step up to address America's energy crisis.
Kastalia Medrano
DIY Mining

Can Clean Energy Solve Cryptocurrencies’ Energy Problem?

Julian Oliver’s wind-powered mining rig literally pulls money from thin air.
Daniel Oberhaus
Livable Planet

How Ryan Miller and His Band Guster are Earth-minded Rock Stars

The eco-conscious musician shares how he and his band have been able to commit to an environmentally-friendly lifestyle on the road.
Kastalia Medrano
Livable Planet

This Is the Vegan NASCAR Driver Turning Racing Fans on to Electric Cars

Driver and environmental activist Leilani Münter on how she got the unlikeliest of demographics thinking about their carbon footprint.
Kastalia Medrano
Livable Planet

Tripling Sustainable Investments Could Make Clean Energy Possible for All

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today, we take a look at Goal #7: Affordable and Clean Energy.
Katelyn Harrop
Livable Planet

Here's How the US Is Losing to China in Switching to Electric Vehicles

China joined the growing ranks of countries that have pledged to completely phase out gas- and diesel-fueled cars for electric ones in an effort to slow global warming.
Kastalia Medrano