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Climate & Energy

India slaps taxes on coal, while China uses less of it

As both countries get more serious about cutting pollution and building up clean energy capacity, coal feels the brunt.

Cities

These bizarre, beautiful cities of the future are also super green

Our view of the future is getting more sustainable, according to these images compiled by the U.K.’s Government Office of Science.

Climate & Energy

Could the moral angle get Christian conservatives to care about climate change?

A new poll suggests that it could.

Politics

Spy agencies are snooping on enviros around the globe

Another week, another instance of governments targeting peaceful environmental activists -- this time the head of Greenpeace International.

Politics

Fossil fuel interests donated millions to Clinton charities. Is this a problem?

ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Saudi Arabia have all given to the family’s groups. What are environmental groups saying about this?

Reinventing the wheel

The wind turbine could get a snazzy green facelift, thanks to Dutch architects

Part real-estate complex, part green-tech marvel, the Wind Wheel might be the sweetest Dutch invention since the stroopwafel.

Climate & Energy

IPCC chief Pachauri resigns over sexual harassment charges

Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, is stepping down after leading the organization for more than a decade.

Climate & Energy

Climate-denying scientist got piles of money from fossil fuel interests

Willie Soon, a favorite among climate deniers, describes his research as "deliverables" in correspondence with his dirty funders.

Business & Technology

Scientists want to turn your old sandwich into an indestructible wonder material

Your food waste could be used to make tougher solar panels, better batteries, sustainable condoms, and more.