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Climate & Energy

Hello, state lawmakers: Want to ignore climate change? Prepare to lose FEMA funding

New FEMA guidelines could push states to consider how climate change will affect their communities in order to gain access to funding.

Cities

New U.S.-Canada bridge will carve through one of Detroit’s loneliest neighborhoods

Delray residents, already hit hard by one urban freeway, wonder if they'll get anything in return this time.

Climate & Energy

Climate warning labels could be coming to a gas pump near you

San Francisco and Berkeley want to apply the tobacco-labeling approach to fuel.

Babe Alert!

A bishop, a sex-ed trailblazer, and the Notorious RBG herself: It’s Woman Crush Wednesday

This week, our roundup of badass women in the news also includes an Afrofuturist hip-hop duo and fearless South Korean seafood divers.

Climate & Energy

10 crazy things Republicans said that are not April Fools’ jokes

Unfortunately, GOP politicians actually believe this stuff.

Climate & Energy

Here are the other tar-sands pipelines Canada is trying to build

Keystone XL is far from the only game in town.

Cities

Knight Foundation gives cities $5M for floating farms and fuzzy hats

The Knight Foundation just wrote $5 million in checks to support all manner of urban awesomeness.

Far Out

THEESatisfaction makes music about the planet that actually sounds good

The ladies behind rap duo THEESatisfaction break down a few choice cuts on their latest album, EarthEE.

Politics

After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn’t over

Chavez helped win farmworkers basic human rights, but they still face unacceptable dangers every day.

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