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Business & Technology

Green branding sells for Patagonia

The fleece purveyor is super-sustainable -- or at least as much as it can be selling clothes to Americans.

Climate & Energy

Go skiing now, while you still can

The winter tourism industry is set to contract by $2 billion as temperatures climb.

Climate & Energy

The fracking boom, as told in six railroad industry graphs

Who knew that trains could tell us so much about our energy industry?

Climate & Energy

Greenland’s ‘extraordinary’ summer ice melt may have been caused by tundra fires

Which themselves are a likely symptom of climate change.

Politics

Students’ fossil-fuel divestment campaign aims at colleges’ creamy moral centers

350.org's campaign to create pressure on universities to divest from fossil fuel companies is not just rolling -- it's snowballing.

Climate & Energy

Famed idiot Lord Monckton banned for life from U.N. climate talks

His impromptu speech denying global warming didn't go over well in Doha.

Climate & Energy

Fossil-fuel extraction on public land yields massive economic boom, kind of

The $12 billion the U.S. government earned by selling off publicly owned oil, gas, and coal is just a smiiiidge offset by some other costs.

Cities

Nearly half of Los Angeles car accidents are hit-and-runs

Last year, 100 pedestrians and 24 bicyclists were killed in traffic-related accidents.

Climate & Energy

One way to keep prices low: Let people die

The Times' graphic description of the fire at a Bangladeshi clothing manufacturer is a graphic depiction of externalized costs.

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