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Climate & Energy

The U.N. won’t let protesters say what they’re protesting

During his speech at the U.N. climate summit, John Kerry didn't mention Keystone. Activists at the summit weren't allowed to mention it either.

Climate & Energy

Are you dumb if you buy a Prius when gas prices are this low? Um, no

And speaking of low gas prices, this is the perfect time for governments to start pricing carbon.

Climate & Energy

Oil pipelines are so last year, says Wall Street Journal

The so-far successful effort to halt Keystone has schooled a whole new wave of protest movements against similar projects.

Food

GMO labeling defeated in Oregon

The group that put the mandatory GMO-labeling initiative on the Oregon ballot concedes defeat.

Climate & Energy

Wind and solar are much less financially risky than other power projects

What kind of electricity projects most often go over budget? Two recent studies dig into the question and find some surprising answers.

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Santa might be down a reindeer or two this season

Ho ho oh, climate change.

Politics

How the Black Lives Matter movement got protests’ multi-racial groove back

In the wave of protests over the police killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, confidence and outrage are helping people of color shed decades of caution.

Climate & Energy

Debating a climate denier? It’s OK to be smart.

This video has some tips and tricks to keep you afloat in your next conversation with the climate-impaired.

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How to get rid of everything you own without leaving the house

Overrated: possessions and a bathroom sink. Just as advertised: Grist and legal weed.

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