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Science

How the universe began and how humanity will drown: A scientist’s to-do list

Climate change and the origins of the universe are top priorities for Antarctic and Southern Ocean researchers for the next decade.

Science

Sunspot science throws wrench in favorite climate denialism claim

A new study shows that sunspot activity has not, in fact, increased in recent decades.

The Desolation of Smog

China is exporting ozone pollution to the U.S. — which is only fair

A new study suggests that ozone levels on the West Coast aren't dropping, thanks to a new smoggy import.

Science

How subglacial discharge is kind of like blowing all of your money at Chipotle

Seismic vibrations give clues to melting glaciers and your calving bank account. Oh, bother.

spoiler alert!

A huge, toxic algae bloom is basically eating the West Coast alive

That toxic algae bloom off the West Coast is bigger and badder than we thought -- and its messing with your seafood.

Politics

Shell cuts ties with corporate bill mill ALEC, claiming high ground on climate (!)

The oil and gas company is the latest to leave the state-level policy group.

Climate & Energy

Power plant emissions hit a 27-year low — and Obama’s plan hasn’t even kicked in yet

With a chart!

Living

No, the fight over Planned Parenthood is not over

If you'd like to go ahead and cryogenically freeze yourself to get away from this absurd saga, don't bother.

Business & Technology

These solar panels might not be that efficient, but they sure do look pretty

Stick 'em on the highway! They act as sound barriers.