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Food

What’s the difference between eating pork belly and puppy belly? Not much

Hal Herzog has spent 30 years studying the unique relationships people have with animals. Here are his thoughts on our weird relationship with meat.

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.

Food

Want to know why U.S. tomatoes suck? Because we don’t care about flavor

The cost of being a thrifty grocery shopper: crappy tomatoes.

Food

This seaweed tastes like bacon. We repeat: This seaweed tastes like bacon

Finally, bacon can get stop getting a bum rap for crushing vegetarian dreams.

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.