Spoiler Alert

Fossil fuel emissions want to ruin carbon dating, too

The emissions don't have any radioactive carbon, so dating artifacts could become a lot more difficult.


This is likely when people started eating chicken

People have kept chickens for cockfighting for thousands of years. Eating them is a different story.


Big trouble ahead for ocean’s tiny microbes

A new study shows that ocean acidification could drastically impact the world's phytoplankton populations.


John Oliver wants America to clean its plate

The Last Week Tonight host says we have an embarrassing food waste problem.

Climate & Energy

Coal company demonstrates impressive feats of climate denial

A document by Peabody Energy argues that “there are no demonstrated foreseeable effects of any GHG emissions.”

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Thirsty birds are dying all over California — thanks, climate change

The birders in your life may not take this news well.


Polar bears don’t hibernate, so screw polar bears

Scientists suspected that the big white beasts entered a kind of walking hibernation during the summer, when food is scarce. They were wrong.

Climate & Energy

Big Coal is freaking out over this latest Obama move

Mountaintop-removal miners have a long tradition of polluting and burying streams. New rules would make them clean up their act a little.

Climate & Energy

Climate change is making wildfires worse and wildfires are making climate change worse

That's the bummer conclusion of a new study.