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Politics

Obama’s budget calls for billions to fight climate change

The president wants to increase spending on renewable energy and emissions reductions.

Climate & Energy

Greens get behind striking oil workers

The Steelworkers union is worried about emissions, leaks, fires, and explosions at oil refineries, and is demanding safer working conditions.

Climate & Energy

Solving climate change will be difficult but worth it

Aggressive climate mitigation is absolutely worth the costs, but economic models are not a good guide to how difficult it might be.

Gender Studies

Guess who’s coming to dinner? Body politics, lady butchers, and feminism

Render, a new food magazine based in Portland, wants to change the way you think about eating.

Cities

2014 was the safest year to walk in NYC since 1910

Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to cut pedestrian deaths to zero begins to make a little headway, building off a long-term trend.

Living

5 most absurd Super Bowl commercials

These ads tell us What Americans Want Now -- and as we know, our spending habits are the biggest part of our climate impact.

Cities

Tree simple tricks for making our cities cooler

By planting 30,000 trees, Melbourne, Australia, could lower its core temperature by 7 degrees. How cool is that?

Cities

Urban planners may have finally found how to get to Sesame Street

With "equitable development," planners say they've finally figured out how to make sustainable, healthy neighborhoods accessible to everyone.

Climate & Energy

We could have more volcano eruptions thanks to climate change

Climate change is making Iceland taller and more volcanic, a new study finds.