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Cities

Mega-office parks without mega-traffic jams? Dream on, Silicon Valley

The tech giants have ambitious plans for massive new complexes, but they haven't yet figured out smart ways of moving their workforces in and out.

Science

These scientists studied journalists covering science. Whoa, meta.

Media coverage of the last IPCC report was pretty inconsistent. (And what's even happening with Twitter?)

Climate & Energy

So this climate walks into a bar …

Here are four promising trends helping us build a future that doesn't suck.

Living

Climate denial is a rejection of God’s gift of knowledge, says Episcopal leader

Can we get an amen?

Business & Technology

Why do all office parks look the same?

The office park, which began life as a Cold War refuge and evolved into today's cookie-cutter landscape, finds a new incarnation in Silicon Valley.

Business & Technology

So Roundup “probably” causes cancer. This means what, exactly?

The WHO's new classification of glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, puts it in the company of night shifts and wood smoke as a carcinogen. Sunshine is worse.

Climate & Energy

How American journalists deal with climate deniers

Political reporters still treat climate denialism as though it's a normal campaign position. What's the alternative?

Climate & Energy

Watch this Florida official awkwardly avoid saying “climate change”

After a state employee had to take a mental health evaluation for using the words “climate change,” officials aren't taking any chances.

Liberté, égalité, marché

Half of Paris just took a mandatory day off of driving

What's a city to do when smog reaches toxic levels? Cue the car bans, of course.

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