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Climate & Energy

Forget saving the planet, driving an electric car will save your life

If you want to sell the climate change fight, make it about personal health.

Climate & Energy

This poem about air actually gets rid of pollution

Most poems about the environment suck. “In Praise of Air” is no exception -- it sucks nitrogen oxide!


Watch this Austrian farmer’s awesome rant about milk vs. Red Bull

In case you weren’t convinced, Hons smashes a can of Red Bull and says, “NOW where are your wings?”


Here’s how and where you’re most likely to die on a bike

A new study from the League of American Bicyclists sheds some light on the most dangerous cycling conditions.


This app makes the NYC subway system come alive

Free app Tunnel Vision wants to use data to make the subway wait go by a little faster.


Reforming fashion, one killer dress at a time

Yael Aflalo's label The Reformation is a sustainable clothing company with a high-couture twist.

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Put a bee on it: Portland “bee dork” makes hives with pollinators in mind

Ever the artisanal trend-setter, Stump Town is now rolling out stylish condos for backyard bees.

Climate & Energy

Sea-level rise is already eating our coasts

Facing the floodwaters are 94,000 miles of U.S. coastline and more than $1 trillion in infrastructure.


Ask Umbra: Which are greener, cartons or cans?

A reader has a container conundrum. Umbra sends her packing.

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