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Walk to work — you’ll be happier

A recent study finds that people who walk to work or take the train are more satisfied than the rest of us. What do they know that we don't?

On yer bike!

You might think bikeshares cut down on CO2, but the truth is complicated

More than 23 million rides have been taken on bikeshares, though research is still unclear on how much they help the planet.

Climate & Energy

See-through solar cells could turn your windows into power stations

Even Harry Potter would be impressed.

Extreme Makeover: Homepage Edition

Have you noticed our handsome new website?

We think our latest redesign is our best ever. But don't take our word for it -- let us know what you think.

Quorn shucked

This meat substitute is all-natural and GMO-free — and might be making people sick

A nonprofit group says Quorn, the mushroom-based fake meat, is causing real illnesses and asks the FDA to regulate it.


GOP candidate asks residents to mail him their pee

If urine Cave Junction, Ore., this congressional candidate would like to hear from you.

Listen to Your Art

Leaving Las Vegas, a city feeling the slow burn of climate change

I came for the apocalypse. I got art instead.


Why Vandana Shiva is so right and yet so wrong

The environmental crusader has a beautiful vision of the world we'd like to have. Too bad she has such a loose way with the factual details.

Unlucky 13

Meet the climate deniers who want to be president

From Jeb Bush to Rand Paul, Ted Cruz to Chris Christie, the Republicans eying the presidency don't intend to do a damn thing about climate change.

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