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Suckers

Are giant suction cups the key to cheap wind power?

Sometimes the future looks like a toilet plunger, and that's OK.

It's A Dry Heat ... For Once

California’s not the only state in the middle of a scary drought right now

The Northeast is drying up like a piece of turkey jerky in the sun.

syntax on carbon

Climate agreements are way too wishy-washy

No one knows what “resilience” really means, so don’t use it in international agreements.

Cold Comfort

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

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

cold comfort

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.