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Climate & Energy

Civil rights heroes offer climate marchers a little wisdom

Dorie and Joyce Ladner helped organize some of the biggest protests of the civil rights era. Here's what they have to say to activists today.

Spirits Animal

What’s the greenest way to get drunk?

A reader wants to drink alcohol without hurting the environment. Umbra bears with him.

Cities

Environmental justice works — and these folks show us how

Activists around the country are shaping public decisions -- and reshaping their communities for the better.

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?

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