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Climate & Energy

New rules cutting farm emissions are kind of a big deal

The Department of Agriculture's new voluntary plan to cut U.S. carbon emissions shouldn't cause a ruckus -- and that just might make it work.

Living

Finally, a climate change game you’d actually want to play

Climate change is not a game -- but this game is way more fun than just wringing your hands about it.

Business & Technology

Of course YouTube started with a silly video about elephants

Ten years ago, the internet was forever changed. It's been pretty much all downhill since.

Food

Are marijuana regulations weeding out family farmers?

As marijuana becomes a legitimate business, safety regulations and bureaucracy could make life tough for small "craft" growers.

Living

Should I kill my weeds by peeing on them?

A reader wonders if urine will get rid of unwanted weeds. Umbra says, sadly, it's piss poor.

Politics

Should climate hawks push Elizabeth Warren to run for president?

Warren aggressively opposes Keystone XL, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and corporate power. That’s quite a contrast with Clinton’s views.

Living

This is exactly why we need more women in tech

Who run the world? Girls ... who make reproductive healthcare video games.

Living

The 8 most clueless Earth Day tweets from Corporate America

The World's Most Unloved Holiday barely beat out Paris Hilton's dead chihuahua for Facebook's No. 1 trending news story, but a win is a win!

Living

Earth Day is dead. Long live the soul of Earth Day

The organizers of the original Earth Day set out to unite progressive causes. Can the climate movement succeed where Earth Day failed?