A questionable study claims that climate skeptics are lousy scientists.
A 90-year-old maritime law gets BP off the hook for workers killed on the Deepwater rig.
Slate runs the numbers on one of the climate skeptics’ favorite arguments.
All of Slate’s articles on the BP oil spill.
Slate readers’ ideas for how to stop the oil leaking in the Gulf of Mexico.
Slate wants your ideas for how to stop (or at least contain) the BP oil spill.
Oil companies’ history of ducking safety improvements before big spills.
Could fireboats have sunk the oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico?
In southeastern Louisiana, anger over the oil spill is increasingly directed at BP.
How a warmer climate could roil the political landscape.
International patent laws won't matter in the clean-energy revolution.
Changing the Bayh-Dole Act to end the deadlock over green technology patents.
The life story of a hyena.
Climate scientists are getting a little too angry for their own good.
Science won’t tell us what to do about climate change, but it can make the controversy worse.
Our long, troubled relationship with whales—the largest, oldest, most mysterious creatures on the planet.
The life story of the eel.
Can we test our geoengineering schemes before we have to use them?
Grass-fed beef is not immune to deadly E. coli bacteria.
Copenhagen was the climate conference to end all climate conferences.