Is the Keystone XL Pipeline Worth Getting Arrested For?While opponents protest, oil companies turn to railroads.
The Coal Hard FactsEnvironmentalists fervently wish for the end of coal. Here’s why it can’t be replaced anytime soon.
The Ethanol TrapThe oil blowout will mean more subsidies for the corn-fuel industry. That's bad news for consumers.
Obama’s Oil BlindnessAmerica has the most creative and efficient oil industry in the world. Why doesn’t the president understand that?
Blown in the WindThe U.S. should stop wasting billions to subsidize unreliable wind energy projects.
Outsourced Terror The horrific stories of CIA-sponsored torture that aren’t in the Senate report.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.