In the fracking-centric "Promised Land," Matt Damon, John Krasinski, and Gus Van Sant aim to deliver a star-studded, Oscar-baiting environmental drama -- and they'll do it without a single penguin or Powerpoint.
Given how relevant our energy future and response to climate change are to the economy, here are some questions we'd love to hear asked in Wednesday's domestic-policy debate.
With their play "Farmscape," an Iowa professor and her students have brought agribusiness, GMOs, consolidation, and other core tensions of the Midwest farming world to life.
A reader asks if it’s bad to microwave your food. Umbra cooks up an answer that’s healthy -- and tasty too.
Meeting people is hard when you work on a farm. That's where this form of "speed dating" enters the picture.
The presidential candidates' energy agendas couldn't be more different. Here's a side-by-side comparison.
A New York City transplant wonders whether the city is making her crazy -- or if it's just her. The answer? Maybe a little of both.
Climate change brings so many uncertainties that it's hard to know how to make decisions and plan for the future. The trick is not to aim for the most efficient solution, but the most robust, …
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