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Energy & Environment

Vox's coverage of climate change, renewable energy, conservation, and other environmental issues

The Supreme Court’s fleeting gift to the coal industry

The Supreme Court’s EPA ruling isn’t the only legal attack on the environment

The biggest myths about gas prices

When you drive for work, $5 gas hurts

This could be the coolest summer of the rest of your life

Biden distanced himself from Saudi Arabia — until gas prices got bad

The SEC did a sensible thing on climate change. A right-wing campaign is trying to kill it.

How Yellowstone’s animals survive a catastrophic flood

What gas prices do — and don’t — tell us about the economy

A teensy, tiny glimmer of hope for polar bears

The federal government started New Mexico’s largest wildfire. It had good intentions.

Why investors suddenly care about saving the environment

Climate change is all about power. You have more than you think.

Why Joe Biden is invoking a war power to build heat pumps and solar panels

Stop telling kids that climate change will destroy their world

The simple, impactful way to make cars cleaner

The pollution from Russia’s war will poison Ukraine for decades

The Texas grid is designed to fail

Here’s where dangerous ticks are spreading across the US — and what to do about them

The Supreme Court just okayed Biden’s “social cost of carbon.” It’s still way too low.

WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann’s new crypto project sounds like a scam within a scam

Is it still ethical to collect butterflies for science?

The eel-shaped parasite that threatens a $7 billion economy in the Great Lakes

An oil industry consultant explains why she’s had enough

The problem of global energy inequity, explained by American refrigerators

The air conditioning paradox

What’s killing the world’s biggest fish?

The extraordinary heat wave in India and Pakistan, explained

The solution to “differential demography” is more migration

This is what we need to invent to fight climate change

The massive, unregulated source of plastic pollution you’ve probably never heard of

These batteries work from home

A better solution to America’s big hurricane problem

America is trying to fix the chip shortage one factory at a time

The long-shot campaign to get big banks out of fossil fuels

Time is running out for Biden’s EPA to act on climate

Where forests disappeared last year, in one chart

One-fifth of all crocodiles, snakes, and other reptiles are threatened with extinction

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is fracturing the delicate peace in the Arctic

The difference you make when you eat less meat