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Cities

New U.S.-Canada bridge will carve through one of Detroit’s loneliest neighborhoods

Delray residents, already hit hard by one urban freeway, wonder if they'll get anything in return this time.

Food

USDA kicks in $31 million to help poor people eat better

New grants support community programs that give food stamp recipients more bang for their fruit and vegetable bucks.

Climate & Energy

10 crazy things Republicans said that are not April Fools’ jokes

Unfortunately, GOP politicians actually believe this stuff.

Cities

Knight Foundation gives cities $5M for floating farms and fuzzy hats

The Knight Foundation just wrote $5 million in checks to support all manner of urban awesomeness.

Food

Agribusiness giant tells suppliers to stop cutting down forests

The move by Archer Daniels Midland is the latest in a heartening procession of corporate commitments to protecting rainforests from devastation.

Politics

After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn’t over

Chavez helped win farmworkers basic human rights, but they still face unacceptable dangers every day.

Climate & Energy

Even climate villain Australia might be thinking about cleaning up its act

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he'll get on board with a U.N. climate deal. But don't get too excited.

Climate & Energy

Turns out the world’s first “clean coal” plant is a backdoor subsidy to oil producers

The CCS project in Saskatchewan, Canada, is providing cheap CO2 to oil fields but expensive power to ratepayers.

Politics

Ted Cruz and the GOP have a big climate problem

Will Republicans' anti-climate-science rhetoric be a legitimate barrier to the White House?

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