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Climate & Energy

Was there a link between climate change and Hurricane Katrina?

Here's what the science says.

Tea Partiers are almost as dumb about vaccines as they are about climate change

A new study shows it's not just hippies who distrust vaccines.

Climate & Energy

Sea levels are rising and they’re not going to stop, says NASA

New research finds that seas have risen by an average of three inches over the past two decades, and they're only going up.

Living

Rechargeable batteries: Which are the most eco-friendly?

There are many ways to juice your gadgets without throwing away mountains of dead batteries. Umbra charges through the options.

So you’re living in one of FEMA’s Katrina trailers

You've used our searchable database. Maybe you've found that the home you're living in was one of FEMA's formaldehyde-laden Katrina trailers. What can you do? Many things, it turns out.

Politics

People are still living in FEMA’s toxic Katrina trailers — and they likely have no idea

Our map shows the formaldehyde-laced trailers went on an odd journey, and our reporter explains why.

Kids are little punks

Kids toss out fruits and veggies from school lunches, researchers find

A new study shows that fruit-and-veggie quotas get kids to take more produce on their trays -- but they throw out more, too.

Could climate change kill the Christmas movie?

Global warming is making it tough for Hollywood to produce films set in winter.

Climate & Energy

Shocking: Prominent climate denier gets money from Big Coal

Turns out Christopher Horner is funded by one of the largest coal companies in the U.S.