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Knit together: Can collaborative fashion change the way we approach clothing?

Amy Twigger Holroyd wants to slow fashion down and empower people to make their own long-lasting, sharable clothing.

Climate & Energy

Can Sally Jewell sell Obama on the value of the great outdoors?

Conservationists are tripping over themselves to praise Obama's nomination of the CEO of REI as the nation’s top land manager. Can she convince the president it's time to kick some ass?


A guide to ethical chocolate

The chocolate industry is awash in shady practices, GMOs, and child labor. Here's how to tell if your bar is truly guilt-free.


From Obama’s speech, four ambitious climate and energy proposals

In his State of the Union, Obama introduced four proposals to reduce carbon emissions and boost clean energy. One of them might even be possible!


Whose SOTU response was dumber, Marco Rubio’s or Rand Paul’s? Take our poll!

Rubio argued that government can't control the weather. Paul argued that we just need to slash corporate taxes and regulations. Hard call.


Obama: If Congress won’t act on climate change, I will

"We must do more to combat climate change," the president said in his State of the Union address, warning of more intense droughts and floods.


Obama can’t change polarization on climate change

A new poll finds that the president can sway public opinion slightly on certain issues, but on climate change, Americans' minds are already made up.

Business & Technology

Friends with benefits: New tool uses Facebook to speed up sharing

Former Sierra Club President Adam Werbach says his new sharing platform, yerdle, will make snagging free stuff as easy as a trip to the store.

Climate & Energy

Tea Party dim bulbs go after renewable energy standard in Kansas

Wind power is big business in Kansas, backed by the GOP governor, but some conservatives are trying to overturn the state's renewable energy standard.