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Infocomic: New report shows big gains for cycling and transit, if not city infrastructure

Infocomic: New report shows big gains for cycling and transit, if not city infrastructure.

Politics

Oil companies offer helpful tips on how their employees should vote

It's the latest in the classic tradition of subtle hints from the guys who sign the paychecks.

Climate & Energy

Empire State Building goes green in more ways than one

The Empire State Building is going green in more ways than one.

Climate & Energy

We may soon lose our storm-tracking satellites

Mismanagement and funding cuts may soon make it harder to predict future storms.

Chevron drops $2.5 million in pocket change to elect House Republicans

By scrounging cash from a couch in the company's corporate suite, it's made the largest corporate donation to a PAC in history.

Politics

The $41 million corporate ad blitz that is taking down California’s GMO labeling

Support for Proposition 37 is slipping, thanks to propaganda funded by Monsanto, Dupont, Nestle, Conagra ... you get the picture.

Climate & Energy

Drought continues to hammer the economy

In the government's most recent analysis, 2 percent GDP growth would have been 2.4 percent without the drought.

Climate & Energy

Deathicane Sandy: Updates and resources

Hurricane Sandy should make landfall Monday night, probably somewhere near Delaware. What should you read to gauge how panicked you're supposed to be?

Climate & Energy

The government finally figures out how much rooftop solar there is

In short: About four coal plants' worth.