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Food

GMO-free cereal? Middle America shrugs

Cheerios has been touting its freedom from genetic modification for months now, but General Mills says the label has not goosed cereal sales.

Business & Technology

Funding evil lobbying group was “a mistake,” says Google

Google (might) stop funding ALEC, a notorious, Koch-funded outfit that pushes anti-climate and anti-clean-energy legislation.

You ready for this jelly?

What do you catch when there are no more fish? Jellyballs

If jellyfish blooms are the future of our oceans, maybe we should start working up an appetite for them.

EXECUTIVE DISORDER

Northwest states talk green, invest dirty

Oregon and Washington stealthily finance fossil fuel projects despite their governors' climate-caring rhetoric.

we're all in this pot together

We just had the hottest August ever

This summer brought a number of new heat records -- most worryingly, the hottest oceans on record.

Food

Seaweed is healthy, delicious, and legal in all 50 states

"Meh" about seaweed? Not for long.

BUFF IS BEAUTIFUL

California (finally) gives cyclists a little more room to ride

A new California law requires that drivers steer clear of cyclists by at least three feet. What took you so long, Cali?

SERVER HARM

Amazon’s cloud is about to get dirtier

The company's cloud computing services rely heavily on fossil fuels. A new billion-dollar data center isn't going to help that.

That's fracked up!

Need a fracking supporter? Hire a homeless person.

If you can’t find people who actually support fracking, just pay uninformed members of underprivileged groups to fake it!

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