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The Senate will vote to decide if climate change is real

Other things Senate to vote on the existence of: time, the moon, vegetables, Jean Claude Van Damme.

Climate & Energy

Climate change is laying waste to water supplies, warns Farm Bureau

A Farm Bureau bigwig warns that as western snowpack dwindles, farmers must adapt.

Climate & Energy

We have to build much smarter cities if we want to fight climate change

Energy demand in big cities is poised to soar, but with forward-thinking urban and transportation planning, we could keep that growth in check.

Climate & Energy

Some Republican voters actually do want climate action

Fifty-six percent of Republicans in a recent poll said they support regulating carbon dioxide as a pollutant.

Climate & Energy

America sucks at recycling, so we’re burning trash again

Waste-to-energy plants promise to turn garbage into electricity. Too bad they're dirty and expensive.

Food

This water lawsuit could be huge and it’s happening in … Iowa?

A utility in Iowa is suing neighboring farming counties over fertilizer runoff that ends up in the drinking water.

Soil Money

Scientists dig up a new weapon against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Another day, another miracle drug found in the dirt.

Climate & Energy

South Korea now has the world’s second largest cap-and-trade market

And the U.S. lags further and further behind ...

Climate & Energy

The U.S. and India keep pushing toward a climate deal

John Kerry just visited India to lay the groundwork for an agreement ahead of Obama’s trip to the country later this month.