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Boston’s airport is going green(ish)

Airport officials plan to cut emissions and plan for sea level rise. Good luck!

What’s the greenest megacity? Hint: Not NYC

A look at megacity "metabolism" reveals how many resources these urban hubs devour and which ones could use a diet.

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Climate change is melting Arctic archaeological sites

The Canadian Arctic is losing centuries-old, perfectly preserved Inuit villages as permafrost melts and coast erodes.

Jerry Brown throws down

California sets fancy new climate goal, makes other states look bad

Gov. Jerry Brown declares his state will cut emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. Even Europe can't beat that.

The future looks a lot hotter and wetter, says science

No duh, says us.

Hillary can’t believe we’re still fighting over this whole reproductive rights thing, either

It's 2015, some morons are still conflating reproductive healthcare with baby-killing sprees, and Hillary Clinton's fed up -- as are we all.

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Bees are addicted to pesticide-laden junk food, too

It turns out bees may prefer nectar when it's laced with common pesticides, says a new study.

We are so good at causing earthquakes that the government is starting to forecast them

Thanks, oil and gas industry.

This gorgeous video will remind you what an ugly mess the BP oil spill made

It's been five years since the Deepwater Horizon blowout, and scientists are still looking for all that damn oil.