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Elon Musk unveils fancy new Tesla battery — ’cause existing batteries “suck”

The billionaire inventor and entrepreneur wants to bring solar power to the masses.

Jurassic Pork

Nightmare school district serves students old-ass meat

The six-year-old pork roast could've served a term on the Senate. Grossed out yet?


What’s the greenest megacity? Hint: Not NYC

A look at megacity "metabolism" reveals how many resources these urban hubs devour and which ones could use a diet.


5 reasons there might be hope for Baltimore after all

This big-hearted city is showing the world that it may be down, but it's sure not out.


In Baltimore and Cleveland, a unique approach to reviving the inner city

These cities are building businesses around "anchor institutions" like hospitals and universities -- and providing much-needed jobs for local residents.

Not Your Father’s Environmental Plan

NYC mayor’s green plan fights poverty and pollution at the same time

Bill de Blasio aims to lift 800,000 people out of poverty while adding solar capacity, making buildings efficient, and cutting down on waste.


Say g’day to Australia’s awesome new solar plant

Australia combines two of our favorite things: Solar power and wastewater treatment facilities.

Climate & Energy

California wildfire conditions are a “recipe for disaster”

It's already looking bad, and it's going to get worse.