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Living

After all our crushin’, we’re crushed out

While you -- and we -- are likely very sad to see Madeleine and our weekly dose of girl crushin' go, fear not!

Food

Farmworkers score big in new tomato deal

A major grocery distributer just signed on to participate in the Fair Food Program.

Climate & Energy

California restaurants stopped serving water. Does that matter?

Gone are the automatically filled glasses and self-serve water pitchers -- does that make a difference to California's ongoing drought?

Climate & Energy

If the EPA relaxes deadlines for CO2 cuts, will the U.S. still be able to keep its climate promises?

Sources say states and utilities will likely be given longer to comply with Obama's Clean Power Plan.

Keeping up with the kayaktivists

Portland activists try to block Shell ship from heading to Arctic

The kayaktivists are back, and this time they've got company.

Living

Our climate may be screwed, but at least it makes for some good stories

Medium is collecting a series of really great fiction about our climate-screwed future.

BIKE HULK ANGRY

This fed-up bicyclist moves a car with his bare hands

This is what you get when you mess with cyclists, Brazil.

Food

Some California farmers are ditching popular crops for less thirsty varieties

Instead of avocados and oranges, farmers are opting for pomegranates and ... dragonfruit?

Living

Are the youth of Seattle more afraid of an earthquake or climate change?

We talked to the nice people running around Capitol Hill Block Party and asked what scares them more.

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