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Climate & Energy

France is swimming in fondue — that’s not a good thing

Think of the cheese! Think of the chocolate!

Politics

We’re coming for you, Cuba

Cuba's an environmental oasis? Wait until the U.S. shows up.

Science

Sorry, polar bears. It’s worse than we thought

A new study looked at polar bears' prospects as the world warms. The verdict? Bad, or very bad.

In California, people of color are dangerously close to oil train disasters

A new report finds that minority and low-income residents are more likely to live in California's oil train "blast zone."

The little cacti that could

Move over corn. Cacti can power cars, too

Cacti and other plants that thrive in arid landscapes could be the future of biofuels, according to new research.

deep sea chive

So now we have beautiful underwater greenhouses. Why? Why not!

They're already producing strawberries, basil, and lettuce -- all at 20 feet below sea level.

Food

Happy Canada Day! There are needles in my potato

Who could be planting needles in Canadian potatoes? Those goddamn, water-loving environmentalists are suspected!

EVERYTHING *IS* AWESOME

Lego wants to remake its famous bricks with sustainable plastic

The toy company wants to lighten its carbon footprint by making those stray Legos more eco-friendly. Our actual feet, however, will never be safe.

Politics

What environmentalists can take from a week of progressive wins

I’m gay, I’m green, and for the first time in a while, I’m excited.

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