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Politics

Here’s what the presidential candidates think of Obama’s climate plan

From Marco Rubio to Bernie Sanders, the leading 2016 candidates had a wide range of responses to Obama's Clean Power Plan.

Science

Hungry Arctic mosquitos are coming for you, Rudolph

Climate change is giving Greenland's mosquitos a leg up on their caribou prey.

Green Screen

True Detective is almost over, and almost everyone is dead

How many people have had to die in this season of True Detective to make California's high-speed rail happen?

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Megan Amram brings the sadlaughs on women and science

Finally! A silly and sexy take on science that we ladies can understand.

Food

How will technology change farming?

Billions in startup investment are driving a new wave of "Ag 3.0" innovations that could make farms more productive, efficient, and responsible.

Climate & Energy

Ted Cruz thinks scientists invented climate change

The Texas senator has some strong beliefs on climate change. They're all wrong.

Food

This video explains America’s love affair with meat

Americans eat nearly twice as much as the average Norwegian and roughly nine times as much as the average Ghanaian.

Living

What’s the best way to get rid of rats?

Umbra counsels a rat-ridden reader to forego the poisons, which tend to harm indiscriminately, and find better ways to remove a rodent.

Climate & Energy

Obama’s big climate plan is now final — and it’s even stronger than expected

The EPA will require utilities to make deeper cuts in emissions from power plants, and will incentivize use of renewable energy.

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