An activist of the environmental protection organization Greenpeace’ holds a protest poster in front of a VW factory gate in Wolfsburg, Germany. Associated Press Because Volkswagen has committed large-scale fraud with the software in diesel engines, nine million fraudulent cars, sold in Europe and the US from 2009 to 2015, […]

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This concept art shows passengers boarding a high-speed Hyperloop train pod. (Hyperloop Transit Technologies) A near-supersonic transit project conceived by Elon Musk has moved one step closer to becoming a reality, after the company behind it submitted a formal application to build its first operational track in central California. Hyperloop […]


CHRISTY LUNDY This story originally appeared on Mother Jones and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In July, British tabloid the Daily Mail came out with a screaming headline: “EXCLUSIVE: Video shows Hillary Clinton boarding private jet just hours after launching global-warming push.” Clinton’s strategy to slash carbon dioxide emissions, the Mail gleefully reported, […]