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Science

This geoengineering scheme could halt climate change — but it’s probably a terrible idea

Scientist Ken Caldeira explains.

Living

Are we really still flushing condoms down the toilet?

I'm sorry -- we need to talk about this.

Cities

In San Francisco, could hanging your laundry get you evicted?

The owner of a single-room occupancy building in San Francisco's Chinatown takes aim at good old-fashioned clothesline drying.

Climate & Energy

Will the Supreme Court kill the EPA’s efforts to crack down on mercury pollution?

Greens hoped that Chief Justice Roberts would continue a recent green streak. Their hopes were just dashed.

Climate & Energy

Japan builds coal plants, calls it a win for the climate

Japan has spent nearly $2 billion for coal plants -- and they're calling it all "climate finance."

LIGHTS OUT

Earth Hour: Do almost nothing and feel great about it

Turn your lights off for an hour? Pfft. You can do better -- here's how.

Blurred lines

What happens when redistricting fails to recognize blacks’ green interests?

When mapping voting districts, lawmakers must take into account not just the color of people's skin, but their common interests as well.

Climate & Energy

Antarctica is basically liquefying

Another day, another terrifying account of how fast polar ice is melting.

Here’s what GOP presidential hopefuls gave up after 9/11

Ted Cruz gave up rock 'n' roll after the terrorist attacks. Fellow Republicans are now trying to outdo him.