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Living

6 things to laugh about from 2014, a real trash can of a year

These are the six best laugh-worthy moments that came out of some remarkably terrible news for the environment.

Food

Please save my favorite Christmas cookies, reader begs

A reader is hard pressed to find a sustainable cookie maker. Umbra excels at pizzelles.

Living

Love and long-distance travel in the time of climate change

It's very strange to be in a position where you weigh spending the holidays with people you love against the climate crisis.

Cities

Lessons from 2014: If you care about green cities, you must care about justice too

Cities may hold the solutions to our global climate crisis -- but only if we address deep-seated inequities.

Climate & Energy

These fantastic maps showed us different worlds in 2014

From rising sea levels and acidifying oceans to rural roads and dollar buses, these exercises in eco-cartography will open your eyes.

Climate & Energy

A bit of good green energy news for your holidays, courtesy of New England

In Northeastern power markets, renewable energy is increasingly cheaper than fossil fuel energy.

Cities

Violent cops suffocate the street life they claim to protect

Police unions have blamed protesters for sparking violence against cops. Clearly, they've missed the point.

OLD IS THE NEW BLACK

How to win at last-minute holiday shopping (hint: buy vintage)

Head to the local vintage store for that last-second holiday shopping. Your loved one (and the planet) will appreciate it.

Business & Technology

Have people of color been locked out of the green economy?

Black entrepreneurs want to see themselves reflected in the green economy before they join the army to defend it.