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Come to our hot summer lecture series, on a few of our favorite things: transportation, plastic, and keeping cool.

Walk It Out

The key to fighting climate change and mortality? Walkable cities

Watch how to make your city better for humans — not cars -- to get around.

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Election 2016

DNC warms up with Demi Lovato and climate change

A pop song was the warm-up to the DNC's first prime-time mention of climate change.

Politics

Al Gore is voting Clinton, for the climate

The former Veep won't be in Philadelphia, but he's definitely not voting for Trump.

mine over matter

Here’s how a post-coal Appalachia could thrive

Coal mining is disappearing in West Virginia and Kentucky. What will take its place?

schmooze crews

Major media hosted anti-climate events at RNC — and Big Oil paid for it

The Atlantic, Washington Post, and Politico threw swanky parties for climate deniers.

Life in plastic, it's fantastic

What’s the most eco-friendly material for a 3D printer?

Advice columnist Umbra Fisk churns out answers.

Frack attack

Climate activists make noise in Philly ahead of Democratic convention

Several thousand protesters hit the streets to demand an end to fracking and other types of fossil fuel extraction.

just a li'l chill

Don’t be fooled by a cooling Antarctica — warming is winning out

The climate is complicated, but one thing is clear: We're all heading to a warmer world.

Shark alack!

You don’t want to live in a world without great white sharks

South Africa’s infamous sharks could become extinct, and that’s bad news.

citizen kaine

Clinton’s VP pick gets decent reviews from both enviros and fossil fuel industry

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine appears to have an uncanny ability to appeal to people across the spectrum.

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