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Grapes of Wrath

Awful wine proves Scotland should stick to Scotch

Hopeful winemakers were banking on climate change to warm their vineyards, but it might take a couple decades.

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States are polluting less and their economies are doing just fine

Even as power plant pollution has decreased in a big majority of states, economic growth has continued, a new report finds.

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What can we learn from individually tagging 960 bees? A lot!

"We just had to hold them in our hands and hope the glue dried quickly" and other adventures in bee science.

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Here’s more evidence that cutting CO2 pollution can be good for the economy

The Northeast’s cap-and-trade program, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, generated $1.3 billion in economic benefits over three years.

These biodegradable computer chips are made from wood

And they work just as well as their silicon-based counterparts.

Your plane’s ETA is wrong, and it’s the climate’s fault

The climate is messing with your flight is messing with the climate.

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The South still doesn’t have any wind farms — but that’s about to change

The Southeastern U.S. lags the rest of the country on renewables, but a new wind project in North Carolina could be a sign of changing times.

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There are sharks living in a volcano, and this is not a drill

Just when you think the world can't get any stranger or more surprising ... we find sharks swimming around in a volcano.

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Enviros, Tea Partiers, and the Christian Coalition all agree: Florida needs more rooftop solar

The battle over a solar ballot amendment just keeps getting more interesting.