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Food

Serious about saving the bees? Time to rethink agriculture

It's not as easy as banning pesticides and boosting honeybees. We need to make our farms function more like wild ecosystems.

Climate & Energy

Lost Louisiana: The race to reclaim vanished land back from the sea

The world’s fastest submerging state is looking to nature in an ambitious plan to turn back the tide, and to BP to fund it -- but will it work?

Business & Technology

How one building is changing the world

Seattle's Bullitt Center is making waves far beyond its super-insulated, nontoxic, and FSC-certified walls.

Climate & Energy

Should the feds bail out coal miners?

As we shift to a cleaner economy, what do we owe workers from the coal fields? What about workers from other dying industries?

Climate & Energy

Why clean energy might be cheaper than you think

A new report written for the European Commission says cleaner power is cheaper power when all costs are considered.

bowl movement

Drop a brick, feel better about the California drought

A witty crowdfunding campaign is hawking water-saving toilet "bricks" for Californians.

Food

Watch Cascadian Farm’s dramatic effort to save the bees

A General Mills-owned company is trying to save the bees -- one flower bomb at a time.

Politics

Democrats: Coal country is just not that into you

Dems should stop wasting time trying to win over rural whites and instead embrace the diverse, urban voters who value a clean environment.

Cities

Today, “Made in Detroit” is a label in search of a story

The archetypal factory town struggles to turn "manufacturing renaissance" from a slogan into a reality.

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