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Climate & Energy

A Manhattan-sized oil spill just hit the Gulf of Mexico

Offshore drilling is hitting new highs in the region, and it has its risks.

Food

This herb could be the secret to curbing cows’ climate-changing burps

Researchers are studying whether oregano could rein in methane emissions from dairy cows.

Cities

Cities ask residents to snitch on illegal Airbnb rentals

Berlin has a website that enables people to anonymously inform on law-breaking landlords, and Munich might follow suit.

Living

Hey, energy geeks, there’s now a podcast just for you

It’s from the Department of Energy, and it’s electrifying.

Climate & Energy

Here’s what Obama’s new methane rule won’t cover

A whole lot of methane — but it’s still better than anything we’ve got so far.

Boreal, Tho

Alberta wildfire turns to boreal forests

And that is really bad news for the climate — for a number of reasons.

Climate & Energy

Gates Foundation quietly dumps all of its BP stock

Bill Gates has criticized the fossil fuel divestment movement, but he’s selling off oil shares anyway.

Politics

T. Boone Pickens backs Trump, expects to be dead by the time country collapses

The 87-year-old oil billionaire used to oppose Trump, but now he’s ready to say what the heck.

Climate & Energy

Obama’s latest climate move: Cracking down on methane from fracking

The EPA has just finalized rules that will limit methane pollution for the first time ever.