NYC judge throws out Bloomberg’s big sugar drink ban

Will Bloomberg try again, or focus on banning evil soda cups now instead?

Climate & Energy

N.Y. Times and Thomas Friedman call for killing Keystone

The New York Times editorial board and Times columnist Thomas Friedman have both come out swinging against the Keystone XL pipeline.

Climate & Energy

Forests growing in thawed-out Arctic

Thanks to climate change, millions of square miles of new trees and shrubs are turning the far north green, say researchers. And that's not good.


Smash patriarchy, save the planet

Fighting climate change also means fighting for women's safety and equality.


Everyone to Asia: We don’t want your stinkin’ unsustainable palm oil

Dunkin's dumping the stuff from its donuts, Norway's draining it from its investments, and palm-oil producers are left holding the greasy bag.


Whole Foods to label frankenfoods by 2018

While states debate the merits of labeling GMO foods, grocery stores lead the way by voluntarily honoring customers' right to know what they're eating.


For the price of a few dead whales, Spain gets to grow food in the desert

Attempts at turning a desert into a greenhouse have serious consequences for Mediterranean sea life.

Climate & Energy

Global temperatures are at a 4,000-year high

A new, in-depth study looks at temperatures stretching back 11,300 years, and the news doesn't bode well.

Climate & Energy

Cluefulness on climate change is on the rise, even among Republicans

Two-thirds of Americans now know that the globe is warming, including 51 percent of Republicans, according to new polling.

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