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Living

Is it better to crank up the thermostat or buy a space heater?

A reader wants to stay warm without wasting energy. Umbra turns up the heat.

Food

No, sorry, but Peru is not organic-food heaven

Peru may have banned GMOs, but the success it has seen in feeding its people has a lot more to do with smart economic policies.

Climate & Energy

This man wants to stop America’s salad bowl from being fracked

From a military and engineering career to fighting fracking -- meet one of the most interesting candidates on the ballot in November.

Climate & Energy

Environmentalists don’t like Europe’s new climate plan. Can Obama do better?

Oxfam and Greenpeace call out the new EU targets for being too low and unenforceable.

TIMES ARE GETTIN' HEATED

Climate change makes us want to punch someone, says science

The National Bureau of Economic Research points out the connection between climate change and ... bar fights?

Climate & Energy

Colorado’s fracking regulators aren’t regulating

People who reported fracking-related complaints to the authorities were frustrated by the lack of response, researchers found.

Living

11 scary movies that are secretly about the environment

We are seriously ready to get our spook on, so here are some scary movies you probably didn't realize are actually about the environment.

Climate & Energy

Honey, climate change is shrinking the kids

A new study finds that rising temperatures have downsized mountain goats by 25 percent in just 30 years. Cute, but not good.

sting operation

In Yolo County, YOLO apparently means stealing hives of angry bees

This buzzworthy new trend in food crime is taking hold in California.

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