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Shell cuts ties with corporate bill mill ALEC, claiming high ground on climate (!)

The oil and gas company is the latest to leave the state-level policy group.

Coal power plant

Power plant emissions hit a 27-year low — and Obama’s plan hasn’t even kicked in yet

With a chart!

Protesters stand on a sidewalk outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Vista, California August 3, 2015.

No, the fight over Planned Parenthood is not over

If you'd like to go ahead and cryogenically freeze yourself to get away from this absurd saga, don't bother.

These solar panels might not be that efficient, but they sure do look pretty

Stick 'em on the highway! They act as sound barriers.

fracking site

Fracking sites might be leakier than we thought

Faulty sensors could be underreporting methane leakage.

Mosquito swarm

Hungry Arctic mosquitos are coming for you, Rudolph

Climate change is giving Greenland's mosquitos a leg up on their caribou prey.

she went to Harvard

Megan Amram brings the sadlaughs on women and science

Finally! A silly and sexy take on science that we ladies can understand.

Warren Buffett has been quietly funding birth control access

Thanks for my IUD, Mr. Buffett.

Awesome necklaces are an air pollution visualization

These statement necklaces actually say something.