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Good energy

Who wins from L.A.’s bid to go 100 percent renewable? The kids.

L.A. City Council pushes the city to go all renewable.

Best coast

California has an ambitious plan to tackle climate change. Could it work?

Here’s your primer on California’s far-reaching climate plan.

Grist on the Ground

Inside the camp that’s fighting to stop the Dakota Access pipeline

In North Dakota, one tribe’s fight has sparked a movement.

easy, breezy, beautiful

Watch a GIF of U.S. wind power growing like crazy.

Turbines have taken over the country in the past decade.

a smile away

Today in weird transit news, we bring you a car that smiles and a mind-blowing electric bus.

The smile will activate at crosswalks to alert pedestrians that it's safe to cross.

Ready. Same. Fire.

Millennials are starting to realize that Clinton is not the same as Trump

In a new poll, more young voters realize a Clinton presidency is not the same as a Trump one.

Road work ahead

Chicago just named a street for an environmental justice hero.

There's now a street called Hazel Johnson EJ Way.

Whalin Out

President Obama is designating these ocean monuments like it’s his job, or something.

Obama has protected more land and water than any other American president.

something new under the sun

Solar power’s not just for roofs anymore: It’s being woven into fabric.

Everything from sneakers to beach umbrellas could suck up the sun’s energy and turn it into electricity.