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Station to station

Rumors of the death of the train station have been greatly exaggerated

Something there is that doesn't like a big, beautiful, high-ceilinged train lobby -- because we keep shuttering them. Occasionally, a city will push back.

Climate & Energy

China’s coal addiction threatens the planet — but can it handle a natural gas revolution?

China's push to wean itself from coal has triggered a rush to develop alternative power sources. Here's a look at its natural gas boom.

Climate & Energy

Hey, U.N.: Climate change and population are related

Scientific research increasingly affirms that the two issues are linked -- and in ways you might not expect.

Climate & Energy

Al Gore is still trying to save us, one graph at a time

Watching the former veep host the 24 Hours of Reality event this week was like stepping into a time machine.

Food

Seaweed is healthy, delicious, and legal in all 50 states

"Meh" about seaweed? Not for long.

BUFF IS BEAUTIFUL

California (finally) gives cyclists a little more room to ride

A new California law requires that drivers steer clear of cyclists by at least three feet. What took you so long, Cali?

Climate & Energy

What’s the deal with this U.N. Climate Summit?

It might not be the sexiest event in New York next week, but it could help lay the groundwork for climate action down the line.

SERVER HARM

Amazon’s cloud is about to get dirtier

The company's cloud computing services rely heavily on fossil fuels. A new billion-dollar data center isn't going to help that.

Living

Sea beans are delicious. Here are 7 ways to eat them.

They may look weird, but these crispy foraged greens are a delightful way to step up your usual seafood routine.

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