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Election 2010: The scoop on energy and environment ballot measures

Find out about California's Prop 23 and other ballot measures around the country on energy efficiency, bottled-water taxes, public transit, and more.

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The future we want

It's tough to make compelling drama out of a happy-green-prosperous future -- even if that's where we want to live.

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A bike helmet that stinks will keep you from cracking up

Worried about whether your helmet will still keep you safe after a few falls? Here's one that makes quite a stink when it's time to replace it.

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'Cities' may not matter as much as we think

When we talk about "cities" strictly limited to a fraction of a place's total area and population, we're being arbitrary and missing important points.

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How to make congestion pricing seem fun and fair [VIDEO]

A pair of slightly weird videos manage to make road pricing both entertaining and easy to understand.

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A moment of autocentric lunacy at the Rally to Restore Sanity

There may have been lots of lucid thinking at Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity, but comparing Americans to cars stuck in traffic wasnt an example

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'20 is Plenty' campaign takes crazy stance against running over children

Hoboken, N.J., launched a "Twenty is Plenty" campaign to ask drivers to voluntarily slow down to 20 mph where the limit is 25.

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What can one person do, when 6.8 billion are frying the planet?

Climate change got you down? Don't despair. Here's a visual exploration of what you can do to make a difference, featuring art, video, and dinosaurs.

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Why public transportation is good for kids

It's become part of the collective American belief system that cars are the preferred (if not the only acceptable) mode of transportation for our children. But my family is taking the road less traveled by.