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Climate & Energy

7 ways to talk about climate impacts with just about anyone (yes, even Republicans!)

Bonus: You might not even have to mention the word "climate."

Cities

Why are Americans more afraid of ISIS than racism and climate change?

Concerns about race relations spiked last year, according to Gallup -- but now they're vying with climate change for last place on Americans' list of anxieties.

Climate & Energy

Obama admin’s new fracking rules are just too weak, enviros say

The regulations are particularly feeble when it comes to making companies disclose the chemicals they use in the fracking process.

Climate & Energy

The Guardian declares war on climate change

If the British newspaper's new angle on climate coverage sounds like straight-up activism, that's because it is.

Food

Overfishing sucks — but this VICE documentary about it is pretty good

If this brutal exposé of shark finning and dynamite fishing makes you hungry, something is seriously wrong with you.

Filthy lucre

Constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe sells his soul to Big Coal, makes terrible arguments

Tribe, a long-time Obama advisor and liberal in good standing, is taking Peabody Coal money to testify against the EPA's power plant regulations. And his arguments suck.

Climate & Energy

The Obama admin is finally going to green up its fossil fuel leasing, but how much?

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell made noises about reforming oil, gas, and coal leasing, but don’t hold your breath for dramatic change.

Food

Watch Bay Area foodies go beyond the holy kale

The Perennial Plate goes to the Bay Area, where foodies are providing healthy options in food deserts, urban gardening, and making fresh jam.

Cities

NYC can’t fix its housing crisis alone — the suburbs need to step up

If New York's suburbs build more dense, affordable housing, it will be good for lower-income residents -- and for the environment too.