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How many Nobel Prize-winning physicists did it take to invent the LED lightbulb?

If you guessed three, you're right. Ol' Alfred Nobel would be proud.

Climate & Energy

Climate change’s relationship with the sea just got more mysterious

OK, so the mile-deep ocean isn't warming that much -- but that's no reason to break out the denier kibble.

THIRST FOR JUSTICE

Apparently, water is a luxury in Detroit, not a right

A judge says Detroit can continue to cut off water to residents because the city "can't afford any revenue slippage."

Business & Technology

This lobbying shop is so dirty even oil companies want out

Occidental Petroleum is leaving ALEC because its positions on climate change are too extreme.

Isla Bonita

The little island that could is going 100 percent renewable

El Hierro stands mere months away from its all-renewable goal, thanks to a wind farm that stores excess energy in a connected water turbine system.

Food

Can farmers outsmart climate change?

As the world heats up, so do efforts to save our food system.

Climate & Energy

Americans of color put whites to shame on climate

Nonwhites are significantly more likely to think global warming should be a top priority for the U.S. government.

THE POWER OF LOVE

You’ll fall in love with this heart-shaped solar power plant

All solar farms are lovely, but this one will downright steal your heart.

Food

GMO-free cereal? Middle America shrugs

Cheerios has been touting its freedom from genetic modification for months now, but General Mills says the label has not goosed cereal sales.

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