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planet out

See how Earth is fast approaching a red hot mess

This is a terrifyingly clear visualization of our warming planet.

Obama designates world’s largest protected area — it’s underwater

On a big birthday for parks, Obama gives oceans some love, too.

line of lease resistance

Greens won’t let Obama get away with bragging about his public lands record

Two groups sued to force the administration to rethink federal oil and gas leases.

Severe drought in India pushed thousands of farmers to suicide

Why was this drought worse than others? Blame climate change and modernization.

where there's a bill, there's a way

California’s big climate bills are a win for environmental justice

The legislation bridges the gap between big climate solutions and local air problems.

Rude

Cool off with your very own portable A/C unit, you jerk

The Zero Breeze might help you chill -- but it'll warm up the planet.

Parks and recreation

Obama creates whole new national monument to celebrate National Park System’s 100th birthday

Adding to the 265 million acres he's protected in his administration.

Queer Eye For The Farm Guy

Lesbian farmers are taking over the country, if you believe Rush Limbaugh

The frothy-mouthed radio personality painted a dystopian picture of our agricultural future on his show last week. (Actually, it sounds OK.)

#notallsolarprojects

Why some enviros are cheering the death of a solar project

A coalition of local residents, businesses, and even National Park Service officials opposed the proposed project near the Mojave.