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You Gonna Finish That?

Picky eaters — like penguins and my cousin Jables — could starve under climate change

Specialist eaters like chinstrap penguins could face species-ending food shortages, while generalists like gentoo penguins thrive.

Cities

When did letting your kids walk home alone become a crime?

A couple in Silver Spring, Md., let their kids walk home form the park unchaperoned. Their reward was a visit from Child Services.

SOTU Redux

Republicans edit climate-denial mockery out of Obama’s State of the Union

Obama poked the GOP for their overused "I'm not a scientist" dodge. Seems they didn't like it one bit.

Climate & Energy

Fracktivists fight liquefied natural gas terminal near NYC

New York’s famously dedicated anti-fracking activists are pushing Gov. Andrew Cuomo to veto an LNG import project.

SOTU, Brute?

Obama to Republicans: So long, and thanks for nothing

The State of the Union address marked the end of Obama's dreams of bipartisanship. The fight against climate change will benefit.

Living

M. Sanjayan is hosting a new nature series on … humans?

Want to save the natural world? Get your hands dirty, says this conservation scientist.

Living

Outfit so last year? Compost it

Eco-clothing brand Freitag wants you to feed your plants with its pants.

Fe Fi Fo Bummer

Future forests to be smaller, less majestic

California's giant trees -- including its showstopping sequoias and redwoods -- are growing smaller under climate pressure.

Politics

Obama: Climate change is a huge threat to future generations

In his State of the Union address, the president dismissed climate deniers and warned Republicans not to block his efforts to take action.