Living

Living

In the ski business, there are no climate deniers

Ski season is just beginning in California, but real snow on the slopes is becoming a rarity.

Food

13 vegan Thanksgiving recipes we’re grateful for

Whether you're a vegan yourself or you're cooking for a wide range of dietary needs, these recipes will serve you well on Thanksgiving -- and all winter long, too.

Climate & Energy

Chevron wants to fund science class. What could go wrong?

Some teachers aren't having it.

Politics

Europe’s plastic bag rule is a breath of fresh air

The compromise aims to cut single-use bags by 80 percent.

Food

Should I feel guilty about eating coal-fired pizza?

A reader worries about emissions from a coal-fired pizza oven. Umbra slices in.

Food

Egg-free baking with these vegan staples

How to make truly excellent baked goods -- without the eggs.

Cities

Yinz heard about Pittsburgh’s new protected bike lanes?

Pittsburgh just put in three new bike lanes that protect bikers from traffic, and city leaders plan to construct more. City of Champions, indeed.

night rider

Bright ideas for biking at night

Here's your guide to bike lights, reflectors, and not getting flattened while bicycling in the dark.

Food

Hey Big Soda, stop targeting black and Latino kids

A new study shows that major beverage companies like Coca-Cola and Pepsi are aiming their advertising campaigns largely toward black and Latino youth.

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