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Jazz up your day with a tune by Kamasi Washington

Watch an exclusive performance of "Final Thought" from our Pickathon On the Farm series.


Exclusive: Tap your toes to a catchy tune by The Easy Leaves

Watch a fresh country performance from our Pickathon On the Farm series.

Climate & Energy

TransCanada: If we can’t build Keystone, we want $15 billion

The Canadian pipeline company is filing suit against the U.S. over the Keystone rejection, and appealing its case to NAFTA.

Our best damn posts of the year (according to the people who wrote them)

Settle in for some of our favorite longreads of the year.

Here comes the sun

See aerial images of climate activists doing funky things in Paris

They turned the streets around the Arc de Triomphe into a giant sun, wrote "climate justice" across the city, and more.


Whistle while you work? You’ll love this Edna Vazquez performance

Tune in for a new, cheery installment in the On the Farm series from Pickathon.


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The Paris climate talks: Yes oui can!

Check out these amazing photos from the world’s biggest day of climate action ever

Hundreds of thousands of people joined 2,300 marches in 175 countries, demanding a strong climate deal from leaders in Paris.


Exclusive: William Tyler’s dreamy performance at Pickathon

Relax and sit back with some warm apple cider.