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Fight Black Friday by joining a Buy Nothing group

The Buy Nothing Project has launched more than 300 local Facebook groups that make it easy for people to share things with their neighbors.

Climate & Energy

Here’s what you need to know about Obama’s new rules on ozone and smog

You can be thankful that the air you breathe will soon be a little cleaner. And if we all push the EPA, it might get even cleaner still.

Politics

This Native American activist was kicked out of the Senate for singing thanks

"Goosebumps crawled up my arms and I thought to myself, SING! Sing you fool!" says Greg Grey Cloud, the Sioux whose song made Elizabeth Warren grimace.

Food

In Oregon, GMO labeling lost by 800 votes. Now it’s getting a recount

Corrected ballots tightened the race enough to trigger an automatic recount, so the initiative gets another lease on life.

Don't treadmill on me

Watch this turkey run away from Thanksgiving in slow motion

Ben Franklin wanted the turkey to be America's national bird -- if he'd had this amazing video on his side, he might have won.

Food

Giving thanks for our messy food system — and for the chance to fix it

Changing how we farm and eat is always going to be hard -- but there are some principles everyone, regardless of political leaning, can embrace.

Food

Have a guilt-free Thanksgiving with these tips and recipes

It's time to loosen your belt and dig in.

Climate & Energy

Andrew Cuomo now sounds like a Republican when he talks about climate change

The Democratic governor of New York used to speak forthrightly about climate change, but lately he's been getting all weak and mushy.

Living

In the ski business, there are no climate deniers

Ski season is just beginning in California, but real snow on the slopes is becoming a rarity.

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