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It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to tell Ben Carson is clueless on climate

The Republican presidential hopeful spouts off on science, the economy, and other things he doesn’t understand.

Climate & Energy

Doctors are already seeing links between climate change and their patients’ health

Public health leaders, doctors, and nurses are seeing more respiratory illnesses, cardiovascular disease, heat-related deaths, and other problems.

Climate & Energy

Boston’s airport is going green(ish)

Airport officials plan to cut emissions and plan for sea level rise. Good luck!

Chicken Fun

Give the chickens in your life, dead or alive, a little love today

On International Respect for Chickens Day, we have some tips on how to be a bonafide Ally of Chickens. (You can still eat them.)

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Ticks are spreading — and so is Lyme disease

Warming temperatures expand the range of ticks, lengthen the season, and increase the chances of one giving you Lyme disease. Shudder.


Oil trains have 3 more years to explode, thanks to weak Obama rule

New rules for oil trains aren't nearly strict enough to prevent disastrous explosions. The most dangerous cars can keep rolling until 2018.

Climate & Energy

Western towns target coal companies over climate change

Ski towns in Colorado and Utah are seeking money to cope with climate change, and they think it should come from the coal industry.


Let Amy Schumer remind you who should be making your birth control decisions

Boy scouts and priests weigh in on your birth control options in this hilarious Amy Schumer clip.


Farmers are watering your food with fracking chemicals

Chevron is selling fracking wastewater to Central Valley farmers to grow food. Dangers seem limited right now -- but let's be more careful and transparent.