Alexander C. Kaufman

Alexander Kaufman is a climate, environment and business reporter at the Huffington Post.

The coast of Vieques island off Puerto Rico.

Tesla’s Busted Solar Panels on Vieques Are a Cautionary Tale

After Hurricane María plunged the island off Puerto Rico into darkness, Tesla’s arrival heralded the dawn of a microgrid future. But it wasn’t that easy.

Solar panels on a New York City rooftop.

New York City Passes Sweeping Climate Legislation

The Climate Mobilization Act lays the groundwork for New York City’s own Green New Deal.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Have the Most Ambitious Climate Plan in Congress

The left-wing newcomer who pulled off an upset in New York—and who is likely to win her district in November—wants aggressive action to counter climate change.

Downtown Austin, Texas

Missing From Amazon's HQ2 Search: Climate

Amazon made no mention of climate change in its HQ2 request for proposals, and most of the public city bids don’t address it, either.