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Jerkstorm alert

The weather is throwing thunderstorm tantrums

Yet another reason that coal dust is not your friend.

Something's afoot

These tiles harness electricity from your footsteps

Is footstep power the new solar power?

Climate denier tries to expose scientists, fails miserably

Facts are hard.

For environmental activists, 2015 was the deadliest year yet

Last year's murder rate of three activists a week show the stakes have never been higher.

fruitless effort

No peaches or apricots? Blame the Northeast’s warm, wacky winter.

El Niño has made life less peachy for stone fruits.

shock & thaw

Is this giant chasm in Siberia a portal to the underworld? You decide!

The "door to the underworld" is what happens when permafrost in Siberia thaws dramatically.

Conservatives try out bizarre energy attack ad

It's certainly inventive.

good dirt

Plants have an immune system, too. It’s called soil.

The more microbes, the merrier.

Fight over Grand Canyon pits Native Americans against John McCain

What’s the Grand Old Party got against the Grand Canyon?