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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.

Climate & Energy

How to respond to people who say the cold weather disproves global warming

But you really shouldn't bother.

Food

U.N. launches new fight against food waste

Anywhere from a third to half of all food produced gets chucked. What are we gonna do about it?

Food

Holy mackerel: Tiny fishes no longer sustainable in E.U.

Europe overfished one of its most sustainable fishes, which -- surprise! -- made them not so sustainable anymore.

Cities

A be-nice, don’t-hog-the-road guide for cyclists

Transportation Alternatives has a new guide on how to bike within the law, and with courtesy and compassion.

Business & Technology

Nebraska governor signs off on new Keystone XL pipeline route; TransCanada laughs maniacally

One of the last obstacles to building the pipeline is now removed.

Business & Technology

Exxon makes up with Iraq just in time for the discovery of a billion barrels of oil

The company's recent deal with Kurdistan angered Iraqi leaders. The new discovery shows the value to Exxon in making amends.

Climate & Energy

Will this be the year that Davos attendees fight to protect the climate?

A new report from the World Economic Forum suggests that $14 trillion in investment is needed to halt climate change. Will it happen?