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A tip of the hat

7 celebrities we’d like to see #MakeAmericaGreenAgain

This is a crucial election, and the environment is watching.

Training Pays Off

Does anything good come out of the Olympics?

The Olympics bring their host cities new stadiums, trains, and glistening abs — but which of those benefit them in the long run?

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line of lease resistance

Greens won’t let Obama get away with bragging about his public lands record

Two groups sued to force the administration to rethink federal oil and gas leases.

Climate & Energy

Severe drought in India pushed thousands of farmers to suicide

Why was this drought worse than others? Blame climate change and modernization.

Rude

Cool off with your very own portable A/C unit, you jerk

The Zero Breeze might help you chill -- but it'll warm up the planet.

the shipping blues

Container ship, here’s what you’ve been missing all your life: An enormous sail

Installing wind devices could cut container ship fuel use by more than 10 percent, according to one expert.

Human/Nature

If you think technology has no place in the national parks, think again

From smartphones to webcams, technology could help us understand — and appreciate — parks in the coming century.

Queer Eye For The Farm Guy

Lesbian farmers are taking over the country, if you believe Rush Limbaugh

The frothy-mouthed radio personality painted a dystopian picture of our agricultural future on his show last week. (Actually, it sounds OK.)

Human/Nature

People of color are fans of national parks, despite obstacles that keep them out

Only 57 percent had ever set foot in the parks, but 85 percent want more of them -- especially in cities.

#notallsolarprojects

Why some enviros are cheering the death of a solar project

A coalition of local residents, businesses, and even National Park Service officials opposed the proposed project near the Mojave.

the biggest loser

Antarctica is about to lose a chunk of ice the size of Delaware

It could destabilize one of the continent's largest ice shelves.

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