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Food

John Oliver wants America to clean its plate

The Last Week Tonight host says we have an embarrassing food waste problem.

Climate & Energy

Coal company demonstrates impressive feats of climate denial

A document by Peabody Energy argues that “there are no demonstrated foreseeable effects of any GHG emissions.”

spoiler alert!

Thirsty birds are dying all over California — thanks, climate change

The birders in your life may not take this news well.

Science

Polar bears don’t hibernate, so screw polar bears

Scientists suspected that the big white beasts entered a kind of walking hibernation during the summer, when food is scarce. They were wrong.

Climate & Energy

Big Coal is freaking out over this latest Obama move

Mountaintop-removal miners have a long tradition of polluting and burying streams. New rules would make them clean up their act a little.

Climate & Energy

Climate change is making wildfires worse and wildfires are making climate change worse

That's the bummer conclusion of a new study.

Business & Technology

Who’s going to pay these companies to suck CO2 out of the air?

Carbon capture and sequestration technology is advancing, but startups aren't getting much love from the government.

Grapes of Wrath

Awful wine proves Scotland should stick to Scotch

Hopeful winemakers were banking on climate change to warm their vineyards, but it might take a couple decades.

Climate & Energy

States are polluting less and their economies are doing just fine

Even as power plant pollution has decreased in a big majority of states, economic growth has continued, a new report finds.