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Keystone spills 16,000 gallons and the oil market barely notices

Turns out we really didn't need Keystone XL after all.

Climate & Energy

Food waste is already a big problem — but it could get even bigger

And that's terrible news on climate change.

Climate & Energy

Clinton and climate activists have some real disagreements over fossil fuels

Should the federal government continue allowing fossil fuel extraction on public land? And do we need natural gas as a "bridge" fuel?

Business & Technology

How to make coal companies pay to clean up their messes

Bankruptcies in the coal sector could mean taxpayers are stuck funding mine reclamation. That means we need to update some rules.

News

That cheap dress on Facebook is a scam for your wallet and the planet

Don't be fooled by this new fast fashion trend.

Business & Technology

More than 100 years of car evolution could reveal where the industry is going next

In a new study, researchers treat car models as species that originate and die when their production cycles begin and end.

Business & Technology

Don’t be like Exxon, says Bloomberg-led task force to Big Oil

Companies are making an expensive blunder by not disclosing their financial risks from climate change, according to the task force.

Business & Technology

Unpacking climate change’s $2.5 trillion impact

Here’s how a warming world will put your pension at risk, according to a new study.

Letter from Costa Rica

Talking to the people who raise your favorite breakfast fruit

Visting a banana plantation actually made me feel better about eating bananas