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Climate & Energy

Fracking is definitely causing earthquakes, another study confirms

This study examined 77 minor quakes near the Ohio-Pennsylvania border.

Climate & Energy

Brazil’s new science minister is a climate denier

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says she's serious about confronting climate change, but then why did she appoint denier Aldo Rebelo?

on the farm

Exclusive: Woods performs “It Ain’t Easy” — in the woods

Watch Brooklyn band Woods perform an exclusive, intimate rendition of their song "It Ain't Easy," at Pickathon 2014.

Business & Technology

Toyota is giving away its tech secrets for hydrogen-powered cars

You thought fuel cell vehicles were dead? So did we.

Business & Technology

Don’t panic! Fukushima radiation just hit the West Coast

It took more than two years, but the ocean-borne radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi plant is finally detectable on U.S. shores.

Politics

Maybe your grandkids will live to ride California’s high-speed rail

The controversial, costly rail project is going to happen for sure. Politicians should stop trying to sabotage it and work on getting it right.

Climate & Energy

Could the GOP-controlled Congress actually raise the gas tax?

A few Republicans and conservative groups are calling for a hike in the tax to pay for roads and other transportation infrastructure.

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This Republican believes in climate change. Too bad he’s a convicted felon who’s leaving Congress

Michael Grimm was one of a precious few Republican politicians who actually accepted the science of climate change.

Food

Hold up, maybe don’t sprinkle all that chlorpyrifos on your toast

Surprise! This pesticide is nastier than we thought, says the EPA.