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Climate & Energy

Climate activists in Paris stage peaceful action, despite official ban on marches

Thousands formed a human chain through central Paris with colorful signs demanding climate action.

Climate & Energy

California may be a leader on climate change, but it still has plenty of work to do

California’s greenhouse gas emissions are declining, but not rapidly.

Climate & Energy

For the kids suing over climate change, things are going well so far

Even the fossil fuel industry is starting to take these cases seriously.


12 ways to spend Black Friday instead of wasting your money

Skip Black Friday and do something instead.

Wattle I Do?

What’s the best way to transport my Thanksgiving leftovers?

When packing up Thanksgiving leftovers for future gobbling, which container is best? Advice maven Umbra Fisk dishes up an answer.


Oil lease on sacred Blackfeet land is canceled — but the fight is far from over

In Montana, the Blackfeet tribe have been fighting the oil drilling leases for decades.

Climate & Energy

What will happen at the Paris climate talks? We’ve got some unconventional ideas

We looked into our COP21 crystal ball and saw James Inhofe in a snowball fight, a fun field trip to Versailles, and a lot of Camus.

Business & Technology

Instead of buying something this Friday, fix something

Companies like Apple make it difficult to repair your electronics, but that doesn't mean it's impossible.


The people of northern Manhattan are fighting climate change on their own terms

The other half of Manhattan didn't make splashy headlines after Hurricane Sandy, but its woes were real. Now community activists are preparing for the next time.

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