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Climate & Energy

Where Americans and scientists disagree, in one chart

Climate change, vaccines, GMOs: Where Americans just don't get science.

desolation of smog

Terrifying video shows smog taking over the earth

NASA scientists tracked atmospheric currents for a year, and found increased air pollution was linked to stronger storms. Yipes.

Hip-hop Hippie?

Lil B brings rap game to veganism, emojis

The rapper's latest venture, VegEMOJI, is an emoji app that puts a green spin on Lil B sayings like, “Plant Based 4 Life."

Want free public transportation? Here’s what would happen

The main goal of transportation that costs riders nothing — getting people out of their cars — can't be achieved by eliminating fares.

They like Mike

Mike Huckabee could actually win the GOP presidential nomination

What would that mean for the climate?

Climate & Energy

Obama ignores Obama on climate change

Obama talked pretty in the State of the Union about fighting climate change. Too bad he just opened the door to lots more offshore oil drilling.

Politics

Boycotting the Koch brothers? Better get a new brand of toilet paper

You might be contributing to the Kochs' mountain of money without even knowing it.

Food

Why is Walmart making us fat?

A new paper suggests that big box supercenters, higher cigarette prices, and fewer blue-collar jobs all contribute to obesity.

Politics

Senate approves Keystone — and here’s why that doesn’t matter

The Senate has wasted the entire month of January debating a bill that Obama is going to veto.