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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.

Business & Technology

Funding evil lobbying group was “a mistake,” says Google

Google (might) stop funding ALEC, a notorious, Koch-funded outfit that pushes anti-climate and anti-clean-energy legislation.

You ready for this jelly?

What do you catch when there are no more fish? Jellyballs

If jellyfish blooms are the future of our oceans, maybe we should start working up an appetite for them.

EXECUTIVE DISORDER

Northwest states talk green, invest dirty

Oregon and Washington stealthily finance fossil fuel projects despite their governors' climate-caring rhetoric.

we're all in this pot together

We just had the hottest August ever

This summer brought a number of new heat records -- most worryingly, the hottest oceans on record.

Food

Seaweed is healthy, delicious, and legal in all 50 states

"Meh" about seaweed? Not for long.

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