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Climate & Energy

Sea level “jumps” 5 inches. Probably nothing to worry about

Every once in a while, Mother Nature throws a curve ball.

Living

Climate change is the ultimate gentrifier

If you're really worried about gentrification, your best bet is tackling problems related to racial inequities and climate change vulnerability.

Politics

Fossil fuel interests donated millions to Clinton charities. Is this a problem?

ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Saudi Arabia have all given to the family’s groups. What are environmental groups saying about this?

I see a darkness

What will a solar eclipse mean for solar power?

A total solar eclipse is headed for Europe on March 20. How is it going to affect the region's solar power?

Food

Is Chipotle the McDonald’s of the future — or the future of McDonald’s?

As old-school fast food loses our gullets, new-school fast food is winning our wallets. It's not exactly a revolution, but the change is for the better.

Living

Baths vs. showers, an eco-smackdown

A reader frets that taking long baths may be bad for the planet. Umbra says she's in hot water.

Climate & Energy

Meet Obama’s chief resilience officer

Harriet Tregoning, a rock star in the world of smart growth and urban planning, is now the head of HUD’s Office of Economic Resilience.

FUELED BY HANGOVERS

The only time driving and booze mix: Scotch biofuels

Scottish researchers could make your post-work Rusty Nail a little more eco-conscious. Cheers!

Living

Drop everything and watch this video of our gorgeous planet

This time-lapse from the International Space Station will stop you in your tracks.