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Many U.S. Catholics haven’t heard of Pope Francis’ climate push

But his visit to the United States could change all that.

Climate & Energy

These charts show how much worse fires have gotten in your state

Large wildfires are now more common and destructive.

Grover Norquist goes to Burning Man, texts us all about it

The conservative anti-tax crusader appreciates the can-do spirit of Black Rock City. Here, he checks in with us from the Playa.


No, Carly Fiorina, the government has not “destroyed” California ag

According to the GOP candidate, regulation is strangling the Golden State's farmers. Yet somehow they are still earning record profits.


Forget insecticides. Scientists are making pests that destroy themselves

Moths genetically engineered to die young could save your slaw.

The Desolation of Smog

Here, China — let this algorithm tell you how to control your pollution

IBM is developing machine learning and AI tools for modeling Beijing’s air quality.


Public housing: The myths, the facts, the HBO show

"Show Me a Hero" is over, but the stereotypes about public housing live on.

Climate & Energy

Obama goes on climate tour in Alaska, gets called massive hypocrite

The president plans to see the effects of global warming and bro down with Bear Grylls. Busy week.


Obama announces Denali name change. Ohio Republicans freak out

The change makes a lot of sense, but Ohio Republicans are condemning the decision.

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