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If it weren't for those meddling kids ...

These teens are taking their climate lawsuit all the way to the Supreme Court

The premise of the case: The sky belongs to everyone, so governments must protect it.

man the beericades!

Craft brewers join the fight against natural gas pipelines

At the base of the Blue Ridge, a battle is brewing over a massive pipeline designed to pull shale gas to the Atlantic Coast.

Climate & Energy

We were promised methane regulations! Where are our methane regulations?!

The U.S. oil-and-gas boom is dumping oodles of methane into the atmosphere, and so far, the feds haven't gotten meaningful regulations together.

Back bone connected to the coral bone

Turns out coral reefs could help mend human bones

Good thing we figured that out before we wiped them out completely.

Climate & Energy

How skyrocketing development in Texas could suck the state dry

The Lone Star State is losing open space faster than any other, and that's bad news for the water cycle.

Cities

These conservatives make the case for vibrant cities. Most of their friends ignore them.

A few conservative intellectuals are speaking out against sprawl, and for denser "new urbanist" development. Sadly, their arguments will never gain traction.

Breathing Buildings

Bosco Verticale is Italian for dope urban treehouse

This just in: We no longer have to choose between living in the city or the forest.

Living

You know it’s good when your biggest transportation problem is too many cyclists

We can learn some things about public transportation from how the Dutch handle their bike traffic jams.

vegan malaise

Vegan because plants don’t have feelings? You’re going to need a new reason.

Have fun eating air.

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