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Climate & Energy

California needs 16 million Olympic swimming pools worth of rain to end the drought

The two weeks of rain have helped, but it's not nearly enough.

Climate & Energy

You can look forward to 30 days of flooding, America

Most coastal regions of the United States will see 30 or more days of flooding by 2050 thanks to sea-level rise, according to new research from NOAA.

Food

Dutch weedburgers won’t get you high, but they could save the planet

Sadly, these sliders are made of that other kind of weed: seaweed.

Cities

3 more reasons Seattle is stuck in a fustercluck

Seattle's ongoing transportation fiasco could not be contained in a single post.

Politics

Jeb Bush is no moderate and he won’t fight climate change

Don’t be fooled by the pundits who claim he’s different from the rest of the Republican field.

scaperodent

Tired of the climate change guilt? Blame this lil’ guy instead

Anthropogenic guilt complex, meet your new best friend: rodentogenic climate change.

Living

Walking is so hard insurance companies will pay us to do it now

OK, the intentions are good. But really, America?

Food

How to make latkes for Hanukkah, the most energy-efficient holiday of all

We explain how the story of Hanukkah is an analogy for a new age of energy efficiency -- and how to celebrate by frying up some seasonal vegetables!

Climate & Energy

Washington governor proposes big, bold climate plan

Jay Inslee wants to create a cap-and-trade program for the state's biggest polluters and use the money raised to fund transportation, education, and more.

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