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Hey, someone mentioned climate change on stage at the Republican convention

Of course, that doesn't mean they intend to do anything about it.

cool it

Extreme heat is exhausting and expensive

Broiling-hot summer days could cost global economies $2 trillion by 2030.

We didn’t know Third Eye Blind felt so strongly about coal

The '90s alt-rock band's platform makes a whole lot more sense than the RNC's.

obamaptimist

Obama reminds us things are getting better all the time

In a speech on Wednesday, Obama pointed out that we are living in the "most prosperous, most progressive era in human history."

You Break It, You Bought It

Pro-tip: It costs a lot when you spill tar sands oil into a river

Enbridge just got socked with the largest fine ever for a U.S. pipeline spill.

Smokescreen

Way back when, Big Oil taught tobacco companies a few tricks

New evidence shows the oil industry wrote the playbook on shady PR tactics.

Forest for the trees

India set a record by planting 50 million trees in one day

India is reforesting on a massive scale to fight climate change.

No cars allowed on this 3,000-mile East Coast bike trail

Imagine biking all the way from Maine to Florida without ever confronting a semi.

Gotta catch ’em all? It’s a lot easier if you’re white.

Augmented reality is as unjust as real life.