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Climate & Energy

South Korea now has the world’s second largest cap-and-trade market

And the U.S. lags further and further behind ...

Climate & Energy

The U.S. and India keep pushing toward a climate deal

John Kerry just visited India to lay the groundwork for an agreement ahead of Obama’s trip to the country later this month.

Food

Change 100 businesses, and the world’s food system will change with them

Collaborating with business may not be as satisfying as waving a revolutionary banner, but it gets results.

Living

Can I just dump old beauty products down the drain?

Oh, what to do with all those old shampoos? Umbra knows, and soon you shall too.

PENN IS MIGHTIER

This 14-year-old will fix the planet before she graduates

Maya Penn is an eco-fashion designer, children’s book author, artist, animator, coder, public speaker, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and environmentalist. So, you know, don't feel bad about your life or anything.

Climate & Energy

Hateful little cannibal squirrels could help California drought

Belding’s squirrels, long considered a pest, may actually be helping California’s water woes.

Rooting for you

Carrots get a makeover with these awesome recipes

Carrots deserve more than their perennial role as a crudité. Here's how to store, prep, and serve this overlooked root -- and how to make the best broth you've had this season.

Climate & Energy

How much fracking is happening in the Gulf of Mexico?

A new lawsuit is trying to force the feds to release that info. And another suit seeks info on which toxic chemicals are used by frackers.

Business & Technology

ExxonMobil claims it’s the savior of the world’s poor

Oil giants are now trying to present themselves as poverty fighters and defenders of human wellbeing.