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Cities

Seattle to shame residents for throwing away food

The city will shame and fine residents for putting compostable food in the trash bin.

Climate & Energy

Utility bosses see change coming, look to clean and distributed energy

A survey of utility execs also finds that a majority of them support Obama's power-plant rules or think they should be strengthened.

scram, styrofoam

Forget foam — now we can grow better takeout containers

Bricks that grow themselves, plastic made of mushrooms ... the future is a weird and wonderful place.

Climate & Energy

Are extreme blizzards the new normal?

Here's what climate science says about historic storms.

Côtes du drone

When wine runs dry, these drones have your back

Vineyards are drying out thanks to climate change -- but high-tech surveillance drones might just save them. Welcome to our weird new world!

Food

Tomato bluefin? Eggplant eel? Sushi joins the faux meat trend

As the sustainable seafood movement continues gaining traction, chefs are starting to update sushi classics with fish-less, vegetarian alternatives.

Business & Technology

19 tweets that explain how we’re stifling electricity innovation

A rant about the abysmal state of innovation and progress in the U.S. electricity sector.

Climate & Energy

No, GOP hopefuls, the blizzard doesn’t mean climate change is a hoax

Weather is not climate.

Food

This guy will pay your dumpster-diving fines

Rob Greenfield wants you to dumpster dive so much, he'll pay your fines if you get caught.