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Business & Technology

These 3D-printed bricks could replace your AC — except you, Florida

3D-printed bricks that act like air conditioners -- cool new technology for the win!

Climate & Energy

Score one for ALEC: West Virginia is first state to repeal a renewable energy standard

Other states are also moving to roll back renewable policies, much to the delight of the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council.

Climate & Energy

This amazing gadget is the best technology we have for trapping CO2

Researchers found that the most efficient way to suck up a shit-ton of carbon was ... uh, trees.

Living

As oil buyers pull out of Venezuela, condom prices swell to $755

The fact that you filled up your gas tank for $20 this morning means that there's a couple in Caracas stewing in sexual frustration.

Climate & Energy

BP’s missing oil is found — where else? — on the bottom of the Gulf

Some 10 million gallons spilled by the Deepwater Horizon disaster are now sitting on the seafloor, a new study finds.

Climate & Energy

Warmer seas make for a transoceanic fish party

A melting Arctic is opening the path between the Atlantic and Pacific -- which could mean potential disaster for ocean ecosystems.

Climate & Energy

Look at how much greener California is

But don’t be fooled: California is still in the throes of serious drought that began way back in 2011.

Climate & Energy

EPA to Obama: You gotta reject Keystone

Extracting tar-sands oil from Canada would lead to "a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions," says the U.S. EPA.

Climate & Energy

Greens get behind striking oil workers

The Steelworkers union is worried about emissions, leaks, fires, and explosions at oil refineries, and is demanding safer working conditions.

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