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Climate & Energy

We can solve climate change, but it won’t be cheap or easy

Climate modeling often shows that it's possible to decarbonize at low cost. But "possible" is a long way from practical, or likely.

Climate & Energy

Al Gore is still kicking butt as a climate warrior

He's reviving Live Earth. He's telling truths to the 1%. He sticks up for the 350 ppm goal. He bashes Keystone. Gore is a global rock star.

Living

What’s the safest way to take my baby on the bus?

A reader wants to take his baby on public transit. Umbra has some railly great advice.

Cities

Why I refuse to be a woman afraid of walking alone at night

Women shouldn't just be safe in the city; they should feel safe.

Climate & Energy

India and U.S. agree on some energy deals — but no emission cuts

The two countries will work together to expand nuclear and solar power, but they aren’t saying anything about curbing coal or CO2.

Climate & Energy

Here’s an excellent analogy about climate change and developing countries

What if you showed up late to a dinner party, missed the food, and then got stuck doing the dishes?

Declaring ANWR on the GOP

Obama to protect Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The president is picking a big fight with oil-lovin' Republicans, and the green community is delighted.

Slaw & Order

Didn’t think red cabbage could be exciting? Think again

Make the most out of your red cabbage with a vibrant, addictive salad -- plus a million other ways to love cabbage more.

Climate & Energy

Climate and population are linked — but maybe not the way you thought

No, this isn't about blaming people with large families in developing countries -- or blaming anyone at all.