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What can we learn from individually tagging 960 bees? A lot!

"We just had to hold them in our hands and hope the glue dried quickly" and other adventures in bee science.

Climate & Energy

Here’s more evidence that cutting CO2 pollution can be good for the economy

The Northeast’s cap-and-trade program, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, generated $1.3 billion in economic benefits over three years.

Business & Technology

These biodegradable computer chips are made from wood

And they work just as well as their silicon-based counterparts.

Science

Your plane’s ETA is wrong, and it’s the climate’s fault

The climate is messing with your flight is messing with the climate.

Climate & Energy

The South still doesn’t have any wind farms — but that’s about to change

The Southeastern U.S. lags the rest of the country on renewables, but a new wind project in North Carolina could be a sign of changing times.

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There are sharks living in a volcano, and this is not a drill

Just when you think the world can't get any stranger or more surprising ... we find sharks swimming around in a volcano.

Climate & Energy

Enviros, Tea Partiers, and the Christian Coalition all agree: Florida needs more rooftop solar

The battle over a solar ballot amendment just keeps getting more interesting.

Climate & Energy

Fossil fuel companies have been lying about climate change for more than 30 years

That's longer than many of you dear Grist readers have even been alive.

Climate & Energy

Fossil fuels are terrible investments, says top energy economist

The incoming International Energy Agency director warns that dirty investments could become uneconomic.