Score One for Corn: In Battle Between Refiners and Farmers, Farmers Win
The Environmental Protection Agency announced it would not change the rule mandating a rising percentage of ethanol to be blended with gasoline.
How Elon Musk Brought the World’s Biggest Battery to Rural Australia
Mr. Musk, the Tesla founder, has a solution to South Australia’s blackout problem: a battery the size of a football field.
Trilobites: Shy Elk and Bold Birds Become Partners in the Wilderness
Magpies will eat ticks that drain the blood from elks, but a scientist found it takes the right mix of elk-magpie personality for the relationship...
Trilobites: Storm Waves With the Power to Heave Massive Boulders Over Cliffs
Instead of tsunamis, scientists think that massive stones sitting on cliffs above the western Irish coast were probably moved their by storm surges.
Trilobites: Tracking the Elusive Whale Shark
A new study includes data and photos identifying the big sea creatures — especially the young — and where they like to hang out.
How to Fix Global Warming: We Talk to Businesswomen, Billionaires and Political Leaders
Gov. Jerry Brown of California will headline ClimateTECH, a new conference from The New York Times, on Wednesday night. Here’s how to watch and...
The Times in Person: Clearing the Air on Climate Education: A Reporter Returns to the Scene of Her Story
“There may be emotional safety in talking about your story at a physical remove from where it unfolded. But it is far more enlightening — and...
How Should We Respond to Sexual Harassment?
The legal system and social science offer principles to evaluate each case and to explain why this moment is so disorienting.
Conservationists Face Once-Remote Prospect in Arctic Drilling Fight: Defeat
A measure to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration is before Congress. Similar efforts have failed in the past, but this time...
Trilobites: Things Looked Bleak Until These Birds Rapidly Evolved Bigger Beaks
Scientists thought that invasive large snails spelled doom for endangered North American snail kites, until some of the birds started eating them.
E.P.A. Heads to Coal Country to Hear Views on an Obama Climate Rule
The public hearing in West Virginia was a required step before undoing the Clean Power Plan. One expert said the venue “does not denote a keen...
Trilobites: Seeking the Source of the Vanishing Great Salt Lake
Human consumption — not seasonal fluctuations or climate change — is primarily to blame for the Great Salt Lake’s desiccation, according to a...