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Driverless electric taxis could be huge for the planet. Here, let these Legos explain

A smart driverless electric taxi system isn't just a string of buzzwords -- it could actually come with huge savings for the environment.

Climate & Energy

Marijuana plants suck up energy in Denver

The flowering reefer industry is sucking up energy, and the city has no efficiency plans in place to mitigate the problem.

Climate & Energy

Listen to Alec Baldwin talk BP oil spill with journalist Antonia Juhasz

The actor interviews journalist Antonia Juhasz about her in-depth coverage of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Climate & Energy

Will Hillary Clinton swear off fossil-fuel money? Bernie Sanders already has

The Nation magazine and 350 Action are challenging presidential candidates to refuse contributions from oil, gas, and coal companies.

spoiler alert

Climate change leaves trees out to dry

We’re OK with the drought killing your lawn — but, c’mon, the trees, too?

Green Screen

“True Detective” wants to remind us that sometimes L.A. is just the worst

The third episode of this blighted season delves into the parts of the city that are far, far uglier than freeways and industrial pollution.

Science

Why crushing bees into soup could actually help them

By studying the bees' DNA, scientists can better understand what's killing and saving them.

getting off the grid

Which is harder, Tetris or climate change?

If there's anyone who knows how to solve big problems, it's Henk Rogers, discoverer of Tetris.

Food

The EPA could ban this toxic pesticide

The feds get tough on one of the more toxic pesticides in food farmers' bug-killing arsenal.

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