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American strategy throughout the Iraq war was aimed at making it easier for Big Oil to do business there. But with U.S. influence waning, there's another possibility for Iraq.
When Jim Gandy, a South Carolina weathercaster, started putting his coverage in the context of climate change, the public response was much more positive than he expected.
As more cities adopt municipal composting programs, the range of to-go ware made from bioplastics is expanding. Here's what you need to know about what's real, what's greenwashing, and why it matters.
Emma Marris, author of "Rambunctious Garden," challenged noted conservationist E.O. Wilson by arguing that we should learn to value all types of nature -- human-altered places as well as pristine landscapes.
Mentions of oil: 154. Mentions of climate: 0.
Threatened by encroaching seas, the tiny island nation of Palau is taking legal action with the U.N. to hold the industrialized world accountable for damage caused by climate change.
Almost half the food in the U.S. goes uneaten, and every part of the supply chain is to blame -- including you and me. But we can do better.
When times get tough, Americans seem incapable of having rational discussions about our most pressing issues. As a result, they’ve been erased from the political discourse. The implications are downright ugly.