Climate & Energy

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Thirsty birds are dying all over California — thanks, climate change

The birders in your life may not take this news well.

Science

Polar bears don’t hibernate, so screw polar bears

Scientists suspected that the big white beasts entered a kind of walking hibernation during the summer, when food is scarce. They were wrong.

Food

Climate change is a real (Canadian) peach

On the sweeter side of climate change, Canadians are now growing grapes and peaches.

Climate & Energy

We broke a whole lotta climate records in 2014

Here are four key points to draw from the State of the Climate report.

Climate & Energy

Big Coal is freaking out over this latest Obama move

Mountaintop-removal miners have a long tradition of polluting and burying streams. New rules would make them clean up their act a little.

Living

Can you have kids and still be a good person?

The latest episode of "The Adaptors" looks into a question that most people think about but few like to talk about.

Living

How can I binge-watch and save energy at the same time?

A reader wants to know how to do her binge-watching in the most sustainable way. Umbra goes True Detective on this one.

Climate & Energy

Climate change is making wildfires worse and wildfires are making climate change worse

That's the bummer conclusion of a new study.

Food

A restaurant isn’t “sustainable” if all its entrees contain meat

From fancy farm-to-table spots to hipster burger joints, too many restaurants focus on meat, and that’s terrible for the climate.