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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.

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.