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Climate & Energy

Mountaintop removal mining is flattening Appalachia

Researchers have quantified the impact of 40 years of mountaintop removal, and it doesn't look pretty.

Business & Technology

The cheap Tesla model is on its way. And so is a competitor from General Motors

Who will be the first to bring electric vehicles to the masses? Probably GM.


These Christians are giving up the dirtiest thing for Lent


Climate & Energy

Your Transatlantic flight could take even longer thanks to climate change

Warming temperatures alter wind patterns, and this changes the amount of time it takes a plane to cross the Atlantic.

Climate & Energy

No, climate scientists have not been “altering” temperature data. Sorry, deniers.

New research confirms that scientists are using solid techniques to calibrate their data.


Here’s what climate scientists and activists would ask at the next presidential debate

Mark Ruffalo, Michael Mann, Bill McKibben, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and others weigh in with smart questions.


If you dig bluegrass, you’ll love our latest Pickathon session

Billy Strings and Don Julin perform "No More Paper Logs" at the 2015 Pickathon festival.

Climate & Energy

Did the Supreme Court just undercut the Paris climate agreement?

When the court put a hold on Obama's Clean Power Plan, it made it look less likely that the U.S. will meet its Paris promises.


Zika is just one more way climate change is worse for women

But should you panic about it? Well, it’s complicated.

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