Why You Should Love Fossil Fuel

Every year on Earth Day, we’re supposed to reflect on all the ways we’ve made the planet worse. But what if we try something different? What if we reflect on all the ways we’ve made the planet better? Try this thought experiment: Imagine that we transported someone from three hundred years ago, at the very […]

Could Everyone Have Solar Power? | Hot Mess 🌎

Look around at houses these days and something might jump out – there’s a lot of shiny roofs! By the end of 2016 in the U.S., over 1 million homes had solar panels, with four times as many installed that year compared to just four years earlier. But if you don’t own the roof over […]

Why One Conservative Texas City Went 100% Renewable | Hot Mess 🌎

Imagine an American city that runs on 100% renewable energy. A town that’s completely given up on fossil fuels and replaced them with wind and solar What kind of town are you picturing? A big city, like San Francisco? A sunny, hip oasis in the desert? Maybe a progressive village in Vermont? What about a […]