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Can I get drunk without destroying the planet?

A recent trip to New Orleans and Florida has one reader wondering why cocktails are so often served in plastic cups -- and if there's any way to stem this wasteful tide. Advice maven Umbra …


Zika is just one more way climate change is worse for women

But should you panic about it? Well, it’s complicated.


Want some rich, exotic compost? Look to your local zoo

What happens in the zoo need not stay in the zoo.

Climate & Energy

Carbon pricing is explained using chickens in this handy video

Watch this fun video that explains cap-and-trade, carbon pricing, and more.


The Daily Show’s Jessica Williams doesn’t like being told to vote with her vagina

Watch her smart response to asinine comments from Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem.


Pissed-off anti-gentrification activists smash and burn rich people’s cars

In Berlin, a gang of masked squatters has destroyed dozens of cars.


The Supreme Court throws a wrench in Obama’s climate plans

In an extraordinary legal decision, five justices temporarily halted the Clean Power Plan, a cornerstone of Obama's climate strategy.

Business & Technology

Duke Energy gets paltry fine for massive coal-ash spill

Two years ago, the company inundated a North Carolina river with toxic sludge. Now the state is levying a fine that amounts to a slap on the wrist.

Climate & Energy

Clinton comes out against Atlantic offshore drilling, angling to win green voters away from Sanders

She needs climate activists more now than ever.