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Food

Ben & Jerry’s fights climate change with gross-sounding new flavor

Everybody's favorite ice cream company is trying to raise awareness about global warming ahead of the upcoming Paris climate talks.

JUST BEAD IT

What do your mouth and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch have in common?

Those tiny, plastic particles really are everywhere.

Climate & Energy

Obama tweets it up on climate change and Arctic drilling

Obama's first significant act as @POTUS was to hold a chat on climate change.

Politics

Soda taxes bubbling up all over

Doctors support the idea of taxing sugary beverages, and the state budget could use the money, too.

Science

Conservationists are putting backpacks on owls — and it is so damn cute

This is about as adorable as it gets, folks.

Climate & Energy

Martin O’Malley could try to out-green Bernie Sanders

O’Malley, former governor of Maryland, is running for president. Will he make a push to be the biggest climate hawk in the Democratic field?

Living

Which hardware store is the greenest?

A reader wonders where to get sustainable home-improvement supplies. Umbra is the helpful hardware ham.

Hey Girl

Study says street harassment is everywhere, still sucks

Hollaback! and Cornell University have just published the results of the largest international study of street harassment to date.

Climate & Energy

Why are federal dollars financing this thirsty crop in Arizona?

The federal government is propping up cotton farming during the West's water crisis.