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7 celebrities we’d like to see #MakeAmericaGreenAgain

This is a crucial election, and the environment is watching.

Training Pays Off

Does anything good come out of the Olympics?

The Olympics bring their host cities new stadiums, trains, and glistening abs — but which of those benefit them in the long run?

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California cap-and-trade program faces major hurdles

State lawmakers passed an ambitious climate bill, but it might be undermined.

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Climate change will cost millennials more than student debt or the Great Recession

Young people will be $187,000 poorer thanks to our rapidly changing planet.

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Soda tax might be working better than expected

Berkeley residents are drinking about two fewer sugary drinks per week since the tax started, according to a new study.

Human/Nature

The uncertain, hopeful future of the National Park Service

"The goal of our centennial is not to scare everyone to death about climate change."

Human/Nature

Stop a selfie, save a life: Words of advice for the modern wilderness tourist

A little park safety awareness wouldn't kill you.

Tex-Mess

Texas, keystone of the pro-life movement, sure is seeing a lot of maternal deaths

A new study shows Texas' maternal mortality rate doubling between 2010 and 2014, which the authors deem "highly unusual."

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Police are finally catching cars that veer too close to bicyclists

11 cities are using this nifty sonar device to measure the distance between bikes and cars.

News

Louisiana’s flood couldn’t have been stopped, but it didn’t have to be so devastating

A set of canals, levees, and reservoirs that could have staunched Louisiana's floods had been deemed impractical.

Not just idle chitchat

Teens remind NYC drivers: It’s illegal to idle your car for more than three minutes

High-school reporters found lots of New Yorkers breaking a law that’s intended to curb air pollution.

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