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Check out these amazing photos from the world’s biggest day of climate action ever

Hundreds of thousands of people joined 2,300 marches in 175 countries, demanding a strong climate deal from leaders in Paris.

Permanent Depress

The dirty secrets of dry cleaning

Advice maven Umbra Fisk adopts a not-so-casual attitude to the question of dry cleaning, one of our most toxic personal habits.

Climate & Energy

Here’s what you need to know about the massive climate summit kicking off in Paris

Presidents, diplomats, scientists, and activists are all descending on the French capital. They'll try to save the world.

Climate & Energy

California may be a leader on climate change, but it still has plenty of work to do

California’s greenhouse gas emissions are declining, but not rapidly.

Climate & Energy

For the kids suing over climate change, things are going well so far

Even the fossil fuel industry is starting to take these cases seriously.


12 ways to spend Black Friday instead of wasting your money

Skip Black Friday and do something instead.

Wattle I Do?

What’s the best way to transport my Thanksgiving leftovers?

When packing up Thanksgiving leftovers for future gobbling, which container is best? Advice maven Umbra Fisk dishes up an answer.


Oil lease on sacred Blackfeet land is canceled — but the fight is far from over

In Montana, the Blackfeet tribe have been fighting the oil drilling leases for decades.

Climate & Energy

What will happen at the Paris climate talks? We’ve got some unconventional ideas

We looked into our COP21 crystal ball and saw James Inhofe in a snowball fight, a fun field trip to Versailles, and a lot of Camus.

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