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Climate & Energy

Chevron wants to fund science class. What could go wrong?

Some teachers aren't having it.

DDPP in the hizzy

Yes, we can beat climate change — but it will take massive international government coordination

The Deep Decarbonization Pathway Project is doing some of the most important work in the world, laying out how we can keep climate chaos in check.

Climate & Energy

Why hotter temps won’t convince Republicans climate change is real

Polling data suggests that even when the heat is on, political ideology outweighs facts.

Politics

Europe’s plastic bag rule is a breath of fresh air

The compromise aims to cut single-use bags by 80 percent.

Climate & Energy

Climate change is just another sign of the end times, according to half of America

What a new report on theology and global warming means for public policy.

Climate & Energy

World Bank to ditch coal for clean energy

The World Bank will only fund coal projects in cases of "extreme need."

Food

Even this organic advocate thinks African farmers need herbicide

The hard truth for poor farmers is that the organic method can cost too much and fail to deliver higher yields, according to a new paper from an expert on the ground.

Food

Should I feel guilty about eating coal-fired pizza?

A reader worries about emissions from a coal-fired pizza oven. Umbra slices in.

Food

Egg-free baking with these vegan staples

How to make truly excellent baked goods -- without the eggs.

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