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Stop lying! Enviros are fed up with false ads about Obama’s power plant rules

The National Mining Association is playing inaccurate radio ads, so a coalition of green group is asking the FCC to investigate.

Fuel disclosure

When cranky crude rides the rails, who should know?

The feds say the railroads need to inform state officials when they're shipping volatile oil. But the railroads want everyone to sign non-disclosure agreements.

Politics

Why Cantor’s defeat is terrible for the climate — and the country

The House majority leader lost the GOP primary to a Tea Party challenger. That's a terrible omen for any sort of policy progress or competent governance.

Cities

Four reasons why Portland became a cyclists’ utopia

It wasn't inevitable. Here are some of the things city leaders and residents did over the years to turn their town into a haven for bike riders.

Business & Technology

Looking for a place to film your live-action Frozen fan fic? Dutch students have you covered

Students and faculty at Eindhoven University of Technology are building a 131-foot-tall ice palace. That is, if the weather gets cold enough.

Climate & Energy

Yes, black people talk about climate change

A recent blog post declared that “President Barack Obama might be the only black person on the planet who cares about climate change." Uh, no.

Business & Technology

Your local delivery man may soon get a flying robotic sidekick

Remember that video of a drone delivering a box from Amazon? Total pie in the sky. But launch that drone from a roving delivery truck and you might have a system that works.

Meat Shmeat

This meat lover isn’t giving up on the test-tube burger

Grist grills New Harvest's Isha Datar on her love of flesh, her beef with factory farms, and how close we are to lab-grown meats on shelves.

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A meat giant gobbles up another meat giant

Tyson will acquire Hillshire Brands -- further concentrating corporate power in the already centralized animal-farm industry.

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