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Jerkstorm alert

The weather is throwing thunderstorm tantrums

Yet another reason that coal dust is not your friend.

Something's afoot

These tiles harness electricity from your footsteps

Is footstep power the new solar power?

Climate & Energy

Climate denier tries to expose scientists, fails miserably

Facts are hard.

Tune up time

Time to invest in agriculture that can survive changing climates. Like, now.

We tend to treat farming like an old car: Scrimp on routine maintenance and panic when disaster strikes.

Justice

L.A. heatwave could mean more pollution for communities of color

Three generating stations have been approved to burn diesel as power demand spikes this summer.

Justice

For environmental activists, 2015 was the deadliest year yet

Last year's murder rate of three activists a week show the stakes have never been higher.

Nary a Drop to Drink

When I travel, is bottled water the best option?

A reader getting ready to live abroad wonders how to find potable water. Advice maven Umbra Fisk says the power is in his hands.

corncob pipe dream

Can we finally make gasoline out of corncobs?

Maybe we really will drive corn-powered cars someday

down in the dumps

Fracking produces tons of radioactive waste. What should we do with it?

States are struggling to deal with the potentially dangerous drilling byproducts that are being dumped in landfills throughout the Marcellus Shale.