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Ocean acidification slurps up oysters

The shells of baby oysters are dissolving, causing big problems for a multi-generational family farm.

Climate & Energy

When it rains, it pours: Climate change brings droughts and floods alike

Alterations in precipitation patterns and reduced snowpack are some of the climate-related changes that will affect the water supply.

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The sharing economy locked itself in its room again — it’s going through puberty

Once you could use Airbnb for a harmless little orgy. NOW the grownups say no. Parents just don’t understand!

Climate & Energy

Before repairing the climate, we’ll have to repair the impacts of racism

If you wonder why more black people aren’t so quick to fight against the Keystone XL pipeline, it’s because we’re too busy fighting the school-to-prison pipeline.

Business & Technology

What’s cooler than an electric Fonzie? Nothing. Nothing is cooler than an electric Fonzie

Would the Fonz drive one of these bad boys? Oh yes he would. And they're coming soon to a street near you.

Climate & Energy

More oil spills ahead for Puget Sound?

Three proposed fossil fuel projects aim to boost coal and oil exports out of the Pacific Northwest, which would raise the risk of oil spills.

Business & Technology

Could a bullet train take you from the U.S. to China to Europe?

China wants to build a high-speed rail network that could ferry passengers from the U.S. to Beijing in two days, and onward from there.

Climate & Energy

House built to coexist with nature. Nature has had enough of house

Mies van der Rohe’s oft-flooded architectural masterpiece, Farnsworth House, is about to get some elevator shoes.

Business & Technology

Do coal companies have more rights than voters?

A coal company in St. Louis doesn't want to wage a ballot battle over its lucrative tax breaks -- so it sued to get the measure thrown out.

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