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natural gas

Cows pass gas “so they don’t explode,” dairy industry reminds us

California wants to curb methane emissions, but flatulent cows might not cooperate.

smog-eat-smog world

California smog is getting worse again, but because of climate change, not cars

It's the return of smog city, as southern California gets hit by the worst pollution in years.

Election 2016

Clinton’s army of energy advisers towers over Trump’s

Clinton’s team has enormous size advantage over Trump.

Pit of Despair

Finally, a solution to the worst scourge of this scorched Earth: brown avocado

By saving avocados from mud-colored fate, a new machine might make a dent in our mountains of food waste.

Thanks, but no tanks

Here’s the latest community to crack down on fossil fuel shipments

Whatcom County, Washington, is concerned about public safety.

Plug Ugly

Electric cars are so popular we’re running out of plugs

We’re in an era of cutthroat plug competition — which is both good and bad.

This Mess Again

There’s a new toxin in your water to worry about, America

PFASs are linked with cancer, hormone disruption, high cholesterol, and obesity, and were found in the water supplies of 6 million people.

worth a shot

Farm animals are about to get a lot more shots

Big pharma is trying to get farms off antibiotics by investing in vaccines.

algae whiz

The Olympics keeps getting greener — well, the pools do, anyway

Algae is turning Rio's pools a frightening shade of green.