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Evangelical Christians call on Florida politicians to take climate action

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Marco Rubio are climate deniers, and that doesn't sit well with some of the state's Evangelical leaders.

Ask Umbra: How can I make the world a greener, funnier place?

A reader wonders how to support his favorite news site. Umbra advises the green stuff.

Question thyme

This site will answer all your growing queries

PlantVillage crowdsources responses to all sorts of farming questions from around the globe, pooling scholarly info with hands-on experience.

Climate & Energy

Artists in China strike blows against the smog

As urban air pollution in China worsens, artists are taking to the streets and social media to document the problem and share their discontent.

Business & Technology

What all our computers together can tell us about climate change

By hooking up laptops and desktops into a distributing computing network, volunteers can help climate scientists crunch numbers.

Climate & Energy

Climate-changed oceans will mess with life above and below water

Oceans make up 70 percent of the Earth’s surface; as they absorb more and more atmospheric heat and CO2, their changes will be felt on land, too.

A workforce in a fast lane

Want a job? Knock on Tesla’s door

Tesla has hired about 3,000 people during the past year, making it the No. 1 auto employer in California. And it's planning to hire 500 more this year.


This giant hamster wheel is cleaning up Baltimore Harbor

You still shouldn't just chuck your old boots into the harbor, but it’s pretty cool, right?


San Francisco considers banning exports of coal and petcoke

The city is exploring a proposal to keep "hazardous fossil fuel materials" away from its ports.

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