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Winter's Boner

We are literally breaking polar bear penises now

It seems we shall spare the polar bear no indignity: PCB pollution is weakening the species' penis bone.

Climate & Energy

Are extreme blizzards the new normal?

Here's what climate science says about historic storms.

Politics

We can’t have resilience without justice

When trust is missing, communities don't come together in times of crisis. We need to build trust to be resilient to the shocks of the future.

Côtes du drone

When wine runs dry, these drones have your back

Vineyards are drying out thanks to climate change -- but high-tech surveillance drones might just save them. Welcome to our weird new world!

Food

Tomato bluefin? Eggplant eel? Sushi joins the faux meat trend

As the sustainable seafood movement continues gaining traction, chefs are starting to update sushi classics with fish-less, vegetarian alternatives.

Business & Technology

19 tweets that explain how we’re stifling electricity innovation

A rant about the abysmal state of innovation and progress in the U.S. electricity sector.

Climate & Energy

No, GOP hopefuls, the blizzard doesn’t mean climate change is a hoax

Weather is not climate.

Food

This guy will pay your dumpster-diving fines

Rob Greenfield wants you to dumpster dive so much, he'll pay your fines if you get caught.

Climate & Energy

We can solve climate change, but it won’t be cheap or easy

Climate modeling often shows that it's possible to decarbonize at low cost. But "possible" is a long way from practical, or likely.