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Climate & Energy

Mark Ruffalo talks climate change and what you can do about it

"We don’t need a superhero, but maybe we do need more people to get angry and turn that into action."

Food

Go ahead and eat your Nutella — it’s the ramen that’s bad on palm oil

It's hard to keep track of the heroes and villains in the fight to save rainforests. A ranking of companies that use palm oil offers some guidance.

let them google that for you

Look at this trippy map of all your climate-related Google searches

The visualization shows how our everyday climate questions differ around the world.

Panel Power

China built a giant solar field in a desert

From space, China's massive new solar farm is an impressive sight.

Food

Americans are eating more factory-farmed meat than ever

Sorry, foodies: The food movement isn't working.

Business & Technology

The great 2016 Hyperloop race is on (but only if this loopy contraption works)

Friction-free pods carrying you from SF to LA at supersonic speed? Elon Musk's wacky vision moves one step closer to reality.

Business & Technology

This power plant slurps up water for Arizona — and burns 15 tons of coal a minute

Navajo Generating Station consumes 22,000 tons of coal and emits 44,000 tons of carbon each day, in large part to deliver Arizona’s water.

Climate & Energy

He may be pope, but that doesn’t mean he can stop climate change

Church teachings don't hold much sway in partisan politics where people's minds are already made up. Why do we think the pope's climate stand will be any different?

Food

Meet moringa, the (latest) world’s most amazing superfood

This leaf is packed with nutrients, grows in dry tropic climates where people are malnourished, and appeals to affluent health buffs, too.