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Climate action could spur $2 trillion in economic growth in 2030 alone

Fighting global warming can spur GDP growth, not hamper it, says the World Bank in a new study.

Climate & Energy

How to not lose your shirt when the climate goes bust

Mike Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, and Hank Paulson give the thinking businessperson a handy guide to how bad climate change is for business -- and how urgently we must act.

Climate & Energy

These maps show how many brutally hot days you will suffer when you’re old

Climate change can be a tough issue to care about at the daily level -- but the prospect of sweating profusely through your golden years? That's more arresting.

Spring record breakers

We just had the hottest May on record (until next May)

April showers bring May flowers, which immediately burst into flame.

Growing pains

Organic farming is so much harder than just getting stoned and picking tomatoes

"A Farm Dies Once a Year" offers an unretouched look at growing up on an iconic organic farm -- along with some hope for the movement's future.

Just one catch

Why the locavore movement’s next big step is seafood

With his new book, "American Catch," writer Paul Greenberg calls for a local revolution that will move from the land to embrace the local oceans as well.

Atlas unshrugged

Thanks to shrinking sea ice, National Geographic puts global warming on the map

A smaller Arctic ice shelf is the biggest change National Geographic cartographers have made since they had to divvy up the U.S.S.R.

The hidden angles of the debate over beach access

When The New York Times invited experts to weigh in, they left climate change out -- and a lot else as well.

Climate & Energy

The Supreme Court’s latest greenhouse-gas ruling is a 97% victory for the environment

One doesn’t typically associate Justice Antonin Scalia with environmental victories, but Monday's decision in a case against EPA is just that.

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