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Climate & Energy

The big climate march is off in Paris, but still on in a city near you

Protests are still happening in cities around the world. Join them!

The richest 782 people on the planet could fund a mega-shift to clean energy — and still be billionaires

A new report shows how the .00001 percenters could bring clean power to half the world's populace.

Climate & Energy

Here’s how the U.S. can dump fossil fuels for good

Just in time for the Paris climate talks, this new blueprint shows how the U.S. can shift to clean energy while adding half a million jobs.

Climate & Energy

Republicans are trying to undermine Obama ahead of Paris climate talks

Too bad for them they're poised to fail.

Grounds for Dismissal

Ground or instant coffee: Flavor aside, which is better for the planet?

Sure, you love your artisanal beans -- but could instant coffee be better for the planet? Advice maven Umbra Fisk sniffs around for an answer.


Get ready for the holiday season by making Christmas stockings from old shirts

These homemade stockings will be a cozy addition to your holiday decor.

Climate & Energy

Good news: Big companies are using a record amount of clean energy

Companies like Walmart and General Motors are starting to defect from the fossil fuel-powered electric grid.

Climate & Energy

In Washington, teenagers take a state agency to court over carbon emissions — and win

Thanks to a new court decision, the state will have to design an emissions reduction rule that protects future generations.

Portland ghosts a somber reminder not to text and drive

If ghost bikes can't get the attention of careless drivers, maybe these ghost people will.