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Climate & Energy

Why Obama’s carbon regs will help kids of color breathe easier

Obama and the EPA are holding up asthmatic kids of color as the poster children for their new climate push. It's a testament to how much environmental justice advocates have shaped the conversation.

Climate & Energy

Even Republican voters support Obama’s new climate rule

A new poll finds that 63 percent of Republicans think the federal government should limit CO2 emissions from existing power plants.

Climate & Energy

Americans underestimate storms with women’s names, die in droves

A recent study found that we just don’t take lady storms seriously. As a result, they walk all over us.

Climate & Energy

Did China just outdo Obama on climate action?

China might be moving toward a cap on carbon emissions -- "potentially the most important turning point in the global scene on climate change for a decade," one expert says.

Climate & Energy

Those cheap Chinese solar panels have a dirty little secret

Turns out that if you power your solar cell factories with dirty coal plants, it kinda defeats the purpose.

Cities

France surrenders to practicality, pays people to bike

French commuters will rack up approximately 55 cents per mile on the way to and from work.

Living

Want to build a tiny house with your boo? The TINY couple has tips for you

We talked to the very amicable exes about what it’s like to build – and live in – a tiny house when your construction partner is also your S.O.

Climate & Energy

Dead heat: Climate change brings killer heat waves

This comic explores how climate change will increase heat-related deaths across the U.S.

Politics

Republicans are claiming the new climate rules will wreck the economy. They’re wrong

With every new environmental regulation, there are cries of economic disaster. But those disasters never actually happen.

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