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Business & Technology

Shell wins prestigious award for ineptitude

Our congratulations go out to the company for its impressive victory.

Climate & Energy

World leaders emitted 2.5 million kilograms of CO2 getting to Davos

And will double that amount getting home.

Food

Americans are consuming less high-fructose corn syrup

At the same time, we're consuming more sugar -- but not that much more. Overall, production and consumption of sweeteners is going down in the U.S.

Politics

Kerry’s new gig weighing in on Keystone means giving up Keystone-related stocks

Remember when Susan Rice had those investments in companies linked to Keystone XL? Turns out John Kerry has some too.

Cities

Manhattan micro apartments will come at a high price

New York is moving ahead with its first micro apartment building. But the majority of the units will rent for a premium. Is that what the city needs?

Climate & Energy

Sierra Club OKs law-breaking in battle against Keystone

For the first time in its 120-year history, the buttoned-up Sierra Club is sanctioning an act of civil disobedience.

Climate & Energy

Baseball person Derek Jeter to world leaders: Climate change is a thing

Now we're getting somewhere!

Business & Technology

TransCanada accidentally emails its internal media information to reporters

If a company can't master email, how can we expect it to maintain a pipeline?

Business & Technology

Somehow, the renewable sector in Sicily was infiltrated by the mob

I'll withhold judgment until I see if the Mafia can do for solar what it did for Jersey garbage collection.