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Don’t miss it: We’re talking sustainable cities in NYC this summer

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.


If you care about climate change, why aren’t you voting?

Well, Americans are bad at voting in general. Watch our video to find out why that’s a problem.

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Civil rights group throws support to controversial desalination project

It would come at a high cost to vulnerable communities.


GMO labels are now the law of the land

President Obama signs bill requiring companies to label GMO foods.

Excellent Adventures and Bogus Journeys

The women of Broad City remind us how long this nomination has been coming

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer joined Stephen Colbert to celebrate the historic moment … as female delegates in 1776.


Industry events left an oily sheen on the Democratic convention

Activists say panels sponsored by the American Petroleum Institute sullied the Democratic Party's gathering.


Can a city really go vegetarian?

It's not the worst idea ever.

detail therapy

This new science podcast is nerd bait (and we love it)

Host Wendy Zukerman debunks half-truths from industry and activists alike.

there's something in the water

Olympians prepare for a “petri dish of pathogens”

If Rio's waters weren't cleaned up for Olympic athletes, how can we expect they'll be cleaned up for the city's actual residents?

deal with it

Hate crappy trade deals? This free concert is for you.

Talib Kweli, Tom Morello, and more are rocking against the TPP.

This bites

Thanks, climate change, for all the extra mosquito bites — oh, and the Zika

The length of mosquito season is increasing in cities around the U.S.

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