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Climate & Energy

Could the solution to climate change come from this castle?

One hundred "makers" are gathering in a French chateau to develop solutions to environmental woes.


Turns out, Americans love their nanny-state lunches

A new poll suggests that school lunches are actually getting less terrible.

Climate & Energy

How to make people care about climate change? Tell it one story at a time

Organizer Christine Cordero explains how storytelling can supercharge your activism.

Climate & Energy

Latino voters care a whole lot about climate change

A new poll shows that Latino voters are significantly more likely to understand that climate change is the result of human activities.


Could we make tennis rackets out of atmospheric CO2? Science says yes

Researchers have figured out a way to transform everyone's favorite greenhouse gas into a super-strong and lightweight wonder material.


New Orleans’ transit system still hasn’t recovered, 10 years after Katrina

And it wasn't good to begin with.

Why shade balls aren’t such a great idea after all

Those plastic balls that got dumped into the L.A. Reservoir aren't even designed to fight evaporation, and they may cause ecological problems.

The Chef

This chef built her reputation on seafood. How’s she feeling about the ocean now?

Seattle chef Renee Erickson weighs in on the world's changing waters, and how they might change her menu.

Climate & Energy

EPA wants the oil and gas sector to stop leaking so much methane

The agency proposed new standards for methane emissions, but critics say they don't go far enough.