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Climate & Energy

California restaurants stopped serving water. Does that matter?

Gone are the automatically filled glasses and self-serve water pitchers -- does that make a difference to California's ongoing drought?

Food

Starbucks food: May contain deforestation palm oil

Activists are demanding Starbucks take meaningful action on its palm oil policies.

Food

What you need to know about antibiotics in livestock

A look at the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Climate & Energy

Education increases belief in climate change — everywhere except in the U.S.

A study of Gallup poll data from around the world finds some surprising universal principles about climate beliefs -- and some critical exceptions.

Climate & Energy

If the EPA relaxes deadlines for CO2 cuts, will the U.S. still be able to keep its climate promises?

Sources say states and utilities will likely be given longer to comply with Obama's Clean Power Plan.

Keeping up with the kayaktivists

Portland activists try to block Shell ship from heading to Arctic

The kayaktivists are back, and this time they've got company.

Food

Why do we turn up our noses at eating bugs?

The lines we draw around what's acceptable to put in our mouths have more to do with culture and climate than with science or nutrition.

Living

Our climate may be screwed, but at least it makes for some good stories

Medium is collecting a series of really great fiction about our climate-screwed future.

BIKE HULK ANGRY

This fed-up bicyclist moves a car with his bare hands

This is what you get when you mess with cyclists, Brazil.