A battery made with urea, commonly found in fertilizers and mammal urine, could provide a low-cost way of storing energy produced through solar power or other forms of renewable energy […]
But That’s No Reason Not to Fight Oil & Gas Development on Both Sides of the Rio Grande. Trampling of landowner rights. Failure to consult native tribes. Soiling a cherished […]
Frio County, Texas, Struggles with Fracking’s Leftovers (First published at the Texas Observer.) On a gravel road in rural Frio County, sheriff’s deputies are doing something they never thought they would—enforcing […]
For a time, Fukushima Dai-ichi’s 2011 triple-reactor meltdown seemed to herald the demise of the global nuclear industry. Japan took all of its plants offline. Germany — with a strong […]
Since breaking news about our county jail’s record-breaking number of suicides (and efforts to implement more humane justice measures), we’ve been able to put together some reasons behind these failures.
NEW POST: On the pavement for climate action. P.S. did South Texas activists find their own Joe the Plumber? http://bit.ly/uiFgk