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Why Jon Stewart is excited about Mitch McConnell’s win

With renewable energy facing grim prospects in a GOP-controlled Congress, The Daily Show's hot silver fox has one weird trick to make it alright.

Climate & Energy

Clean energy may be dead in D.C., but here’s how you can lead the charge

OpenIDEO wants your ideas for a renewable-energy-filled future.


The new GOP Senate is already gearing up to cause climate mayhem

Republicans' top priorities: approving the Keystone XL pipeline and blocking Obama's plan to curb CO2 emissions from power plants.


3 climate hawks who won their races

… and five climate hawks who lost.


Food votes: GMO labels rejected in Colorado and Oregon; Berkeley taxes soda

Here's a quick roundup of national and local races in the 2014 midterms that focused on food and farming.


This tool-lending library brings the sharing economy out of the city and onto the farm

Instead of shelling out big bucks for specialized machinery, food producers in Maine can now join a lending library of farm tools.

Greenhouse Effect

Which plants will survive climate change? This greenhouse could have the answers

The greenhouse is owned by a biotech company in Durham, N.C., that understands that resilience means money.

Climate & Energy

Meet the mom leading the fight against fracking in Santa Barbara

Rebecca Claassen has put her life on hold to fight for Measure P, a ban on fracking and similar techniques in Santa Barbara County.


You kids get off my sidewalk: Baby boomers want walkable cities, too

In a heart-warming juncture between millennial ideology and baby-boomer practicality, AARP is campaigning for more walkable cities.

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