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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!

We fixed the ozone layer (sort of). Can we fix the climate?

With the ozone layer on the mend, there's proof that international cooperation can work. But the climate is a different can of worms.

Cheeri-NOs

Why millennials aren’t going cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs

First it was cars, now kids these days are shunning breakfast cereal, too.

Food

Americans are eating better — well, some Americans

If you're wealthy, your diet has improved in the past 15 years -- but if you're not, it's gotten worse.

stripping down

Faculty joins students in the call for divestment. We’re going streaking!

Professors lend credibility and campus clout to a movement just beginning to gain momentum.

HAZY FORECAST

U.N. says the ozone layer will be a little less screwed — a long time from now

A new report hints that what's good for the ozone layer may be bad for climate change.

Climate & Energy

Living close to a fracking well could have given you that rash

A new study from Yale -- the largest of its kind -- shows a correlation between living near a fracking site and having health problems.

Living

How green is the iPhone 6?

Apple says its new phone is an environmental dream. But where's the built-in solar panel?

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