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Food

How air-conditioning made America — and how it could break us all

AC may feel good but it comes with a host of problems.

Climate & Energy

No air conditioning? No sweat! Here’s how to make your own DIY AC.

Watch our video to learn how to keep cool with little more than a bucket and an intern.

Oh, Vienna

There’s a new global climate deal that you probably haven’t heard of yet

If all goes as planned, it’ll be finalized this fall — and it’ll be good for the ozone layer too.

Beat the Heat

How to smash solar power records: Harness a heat wave

Thanks to extra-high temperatures this month, California generated enough solar energy in one day to power 6 million homes.

Election 2016

The biggest climate worry where you live

A state-by-state guide to how the impacts of global warming are starting to hit home. Voters: Pay attention.

Politics

Al Gore is voting Clinton, for the climate

The former Veep won't be in Philadelphia, but he's definitely not voting for Trump.

just a li'l chill

Don’t be fooled by a cooling Antarctica — warming is winning out

The climate is complicated, but one thing is clear: We're all heading to a warmer world.

Shark alack!

You don’t want to live in a world without great white sharks

South Africa’s infamous sharks could become extinct, and that’s bad news.

citizen kaine

Clinton’s VP pick gets decent reviews from both enviros and fossil fuel industry

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine appears to have an uncanny ability to appeal to people across the spectrum.