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Climate activists arrested while protesting offshore drilling

As Obama toured the flooding damage in Louisiana, activists called out "climate injustice" in New Orleans.

There’s a new mega-pipeline in town. Here’s why it has so many protesters in the trenches.

A court battle is one of the last obstacles remaining in Dakota Access' way.

the root of all evil

Climate change will cost millennials more than student debt or the Great Recession

Young people will be $187,000 poorer thanks to our rapidly changing planet.

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Soda tax might be working better than expected

Berkeley residents are drinking about two fewer sugary drinks per week since the tax started, according to a new study.

Tex-Mess

Texas, keystone of the pro-life movement, sure is seeing a lot of maternal deaths

A new study shows Texas' maternal mortality rate doubling between 2010 and 2014, which the authors deem "highly unusual."

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Police are finally catching cars that veer too close to bicyclists

11 cities are using this nifty sonar device to measure the distance between bikes and cars.

Louisiana’s flood couldn’t have been stopped, but it didn’t have to be so devastating

A set of canals, levees, and reservoirs that could have staunched Louisiana's floods had been deemed impractical.

it's a wonderful world

This California couple uses more water than all of the homes in Los Angeles

Lynda and Stewart Resnick built a billion-dollar megafarming empire.

Bad to the ozone

Harley-Davidson is officially a clear air outlaw

Harley-Davidson has agreed to pay $12 million in fines to the Environmental Protection Agency for evading clean air laws.