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Climate & Energy

Conservatives don’t deny climate science because they’re ignorant. They deny it because of who they are

A provocative new study claims that conservative climate skeptics actually know plenty of science.


Make Me Care: Can ranchers and foodies be friends?

Spoiler alert: Yes.

Climate & Energy

Meet the brazen scientist who’s taking over NASA’s high-powered climate lab

The straight-talking Gavin Schmidt is the new director of NASA's climate research group. And he can juggle, too!

Please, sir, may I have some more?

California’s cap-and-trade program will fund environmental justice

The state will spend more than $800 million over the coming year on environmental programs funded by cap-and-trade, and at least a quarter of that will help disadvantaged communities.

The thin edge of the veg

Going vegetarian can cut your diet’s carbon footprint in half

A new study tells you how much your diet is warming the planet.

Climate & Energy

First Nations, first dibs, says Canada’s Supreme Court

The prospects for Canada's energy industry to pipe Alberta oil to the West Coast just got much cloudier thanks to a ruling in favor of First Nation rights.

Love train

This floating magnetic pod is the public transit of the future (we hope)

Israel Aerospace Industries is teaming up with California-based SkyTran to build a personal maglev system for its corporate campus.


The public comment process is where bureaucracy and democracy get a room

Welcome to the most democratic, weird, and earnest corner of our federal government.

Climate & Energy

The oil boom in one slick infographic

There's a mess of oil (and oil data) out there. This nifty interactive infographic will help you make sense of it all.

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