The Frontlines of Climate Change: Why Obama's Trip To Alaska Is a Really Big Deal

President Obama’s headed to Alaska today, but it’s not the typical politicized meet-and-greet. From talking to residents who are forced to flee their homes due to rising sea levels, to learning the political repercussions of melting polar ice, he’s got one of the most science-focused itineraries ever embarked upon by… »8/31/15 3:30pm8/31/15 3:30pm

Obama's Big Plan to Make Solar Energy More Efficient and Affordable

Earlier this month President Obama launched an ambitious plan to move states away from coal-based power and towards more renewable energy generation. Now he’s focusing on the consumer side with a suite of initiatives to help Americans collect energy at home, encourage manufacturers to make more efficient appliances,… »8/24/15 8:15pm8/24/15 8:15pm

The US Secretly Expanded Domestic Spying While Praising Transparency


Without public notice or debate, the Obama administration has expanded the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance of Americans’ international Internet traffic to search for evidence of malicious computer hacking, according to classified NSA documents.
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