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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.

Living

Pope wants you to stop popping out babies — but don’t even think about using birth control

In the race to catch up to women of the 21st century, the Catholic Church is stuck somewhere around 1912. Cool!

Climate & Energy

The Yellowstone River didn’t have enough oil in it, apparently

A recent pipeline breach was the second major spill on the river since 2011, and the response hasn't gotten any faster.

Business & Technology

Villains behind W.Va. toxic spill are back spilling again

Remember the guys who poisoned the drinking water of 300,000 West Virginians? Their new company has been cited eight times for environmental violations.

Food

Want to create a new generation of farmers? Forgive their college debt

A new campaign calls on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program to recognize farming as a public good.

Wheely Delicious

Food bikes combine our two favorite things

From bakeries on wheels in Pittsburgh to mobile taquerias in Oakland, brewers, chefs, baristas, and farmers alike are turning to bikes.

Food

Do your best nature impression, feed the world, and win a prize

The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is looking for great nature-inspired ideas to improve the food system.

Politics

Americans like stuff that sounds good, polls find

The public prefers things like clean air and clean energy, but that doesn't mean progressives will win on those issues.

Politics

Why Obama should crack down on gassy cows

Obama's new methane regulations don’t pass the smell test.