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Climate & Energy

It’s too hot and muggy to work this century

As the globe warms around us, it's getting harder to get any work done, a new study finds.

Climate & Energy

Multibillion dollar question: How gross was BP’s negligence?

Was BP grossly negligent, or just plain ol' negligent? A trial that began Monday over the Deepwater Horizon spill will answer that question.

Business & Technology

For Open Data Day, green hacks and snacks

On Saturday, hackers the world over will team up to create sweet apps to improve cities and the environment.

Climate & Energy

Permafrost is even less perma than we thought

A new study shows the frozen ground covering an eighth of the globe is melting faster and sooner than we thought.

Politics

How the environmental movement can save the environment

What environmentalists are doing isn't working and isn't enough. So what would be?

Food

USDA says crops will do better but food prices will do worse

Some crops may be doing better, the financial cost of last year's drought is only just now hitting our wallets.

Climate & Energy

Tar Sands Blockaders tell their own story in a new documentary

"Blockadia Rising" relates the intense story of activists fighting the ongoing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in East Texas.

Climate & Energy

Pipeline companies will get a $7 billion tax break through 2016

Sequestration? What's that?

Politics

Environmental, conservative, media organizations rank our lovable Congress

Turns out the House kind of sucked? We're looking into this.

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