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High Water Colors

How one NY museum is already prepping for the next big flood

The new Whitney Museum on the Hudson offers a glimpse of architecture's future: It's built like a bunker to ride out assault by a warmer global climate.

Tears of soy

Amy’s Kitchen moves to fast food

Will Americans go for vegan, gluten-free fast food?

Living

Why are all the badass women getting left out of the Mad Max video game?

Oh, another video game where the women are just passive, anatomically impossible sex objects? Yawn.

Babe Alert!

It’s Woman Crush Wednesday! Let’s celebrate our new college grads

This Woman Crush Wednesday, we bring you ladies running everything from climate cash to computer science.

Climate & Energy

2 cool maps that show how wind power is poised to go big — really big

The U.S. Department of Energy has published two new maps that put that our wind-powered future in concrete terms.

Cities

Can the “whitest city in America” deliver green living for all?

Portland, Ore., has set out to bridge the "green divide," bringing environmental justice to poor communities and communities of color.

Climate & Energy

You can’t talk about the future of the Democratic Party without talking about climate change

A recent N.Y. Times article paints Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D) as a pragmatist fighting off a challenge from his left, but it misses the mark by ignoring his progressive leadership on climate change.

Living

Surprise — teens are having sex. How can we make it safer?

Teen sex is not a big deal as long it's done safely -- which is where, sadly, we start to run into trouble.

Cricket game

In which I feed my children “land shrimp”

Crickets make a great sustainable protein source. But there are still some problems with the yum factor -- we lack a culinary tradition for bugs.