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Climate & Energy

Honey, climate change is shrinking the kids

A new study finds that rising temperatures have downsized mountain goats by 25 percent in just 30 years. Cute, but not good.

sting operation

In Yolo County, YOLO apparently means stealing hives of angry bees

This buzzworthy new trend in food crime is taking hold in California.

Climate & Energy

Fusion won’t save us from climate change

The latest fusion breakthrough comes not from that Asian/Mexican place down the block, but from Lockheed Martin. You’re wise to keep your expectations low.

Climate & Energy

In just 15 years, wind could provide a fifth of the world’s electricity

The coming global boom in wind power will be driven largely by China's rebounding wind energy market.

Politics

Are enviros smart to back Republican Susan Collins?

The Democrat in the Maine Senate race is the greener candidate, but environmental groups are still supporting Collins.

Always low standards. Always.

Walmart isn’t really green, just really big

Slate proclaimed Walmart the leader in solar power. The greenwashing must have worked.

Cities

All that light pollution is wasting energy AND making you sick

Our addiction to electricity is giving everyone jet lag.

Climate & Energy

New climate time machine is not a DeLorean, but it’s almost as cool

The new software gives researchers a look at storms of the past. It also eliminates the danger of traveling back in time and accidentally kissing your mom.

FRACK PARTY

This fracking protest is more like Bonnaroo than Occupy

Who wouldn't want to get down to Britney Spears' "Toxic" at a fracking protest?

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