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New York’s JFK airport has an urban farm. Wait, what?

An urban garden opens outside JetBlue Airways' Terminal 5.

Climate & Energy

Even as House descends into chaos, it manages to do big favor for Big Oil

Republicans stopped quarreling long enough to vote for lifting the crude oil export ban, which would be good for oil companies and bad for the climate.

Climate & Energy

Solar power access looking a lot brighter in California

Thanks to a new bill, California is making low-income access to solar power happen on a larger scale than anywhere else in the country.


Media disaster reporting can throw a wrench in the way you process disaster risk

A new study in Nature Climate Change suggests that news reports on natural disasters can actually reduce risk perceptions.

Business & Technology

Self-driving cars are good. Too good

Google's driverless cars: The future is here and it just got rear-ended by the present.

Business & Technology

Amazon makes a big play for the Etsy crowd

Want to buy artisan goods from a corporate behemoth? Amazon has you covered.

Climate & Energy

Good news: Wind energy is the cheapest energy source in Germany and the U.K.

Renewable energy sources are gaining ground on fossil fuels.

This pumpkin shortage will be the scariest thing about Halloween

Thanks, climate change!


Coral reefs are looking pretty hot right now

Bleaching is back in a big way, and we're not just talking about Justin Bieber.

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