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Night-proof your bike by turning it into a giant reflector

Emily Thibodeau, of Boston-based Hub Powderworks, coats entire bike frames in a special type of newfangled, super reflective paint.

Climate & Energy

No one sucks on climate change like Australia, mate

Performance index released at Lima climate talks puts Denmark in the best-performing slot, followed by Sweden and Britain.

Living

These crazy maps show just how much ground roads cover

When you look at all the roads in your state, you can learn a lot about how we rewrite the land we live on.

Cities

Here’s why the Freedom Tower isn’t the greenest building in America after all

Under pressure to get a publishing giant into the iconic tower, the site's developers may have sacrificed a core part of its green plans.

Climate & Energy

Sea swallows the last house in doomed Virginia beach town

In the 1950s, developers pitched Cedar Island, Va., as the next great East Coast beach resort. That dream is now completely gone.

MISSISSIPPI MOJO

A green utopia deep in Mississippi? This guy has a game plan

Kali Akuno wants to build an eco-village in the middle of Jackson, Miss. And so far, he's getting all the cooperation he needs.

la vie en route

Paris plans to ban cars from its city center

To fight smog, the city's badass mayor wants to outlaw unnecessary traffic, ban all diesel cars, and double the number of bike lanes.

Living

Why environmentalists should support the Black Lives Matter protests

Still missing the connection between the fight for the planet and the movement that has grown out of the killing of Michael Brown and Eric Garner? Let us explain.

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Why ants are NYC’s unsung heroes

A recent survey of the ants of New York turned up a surprising number of different species!

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