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Climate & Energy

Science proves GOP wrong on climate change and national security

New research links climate change to Syria's devastating civil war.

Politics

Dr. Evil is defending Big Oil — is anyone defending climate the same way?

Richard Berman, hired henchman for fossil fuel companies, fights hard and dirty. Does anyone fight as hard and dirty for the climate?

Living

What foods should I take camping?

An eco-conscious backpacker wonders what to eat. Umbra goes foraging for answers.

Food

Brazil’s nutrition wisdom: No junk food, no eating alone

Brazil's new nutrition guidelines trade finicky rules and numbers for down-to-earth wholesome advice -- and they just might work.

Living

This community is taking on the Koch brothers’ pollution — and they’re winning

Activists from Chicago's Southeast Side are holding protests, educating neighbors, and pressuring officials to get petcoke out of the neighborhood.

Living

Meet the invasives: Asian Cogongrass gets stoned, asks what it even means to be invasive

It's National Invasive Species Awareness Week. But are they really scary invaders, or exciting new neighbors? The choice is yours.

la vie en vert

Eiffel Tower’s wind turbines prove even historic landmarks can go green

One of the world's most iconic monuments is raising awareness about green technology.

Climate & Energy

Polar bear strikes back at James Inhofe, eats his ball

Happy National Polar Bear Day! James Inhofe celebrated with a snowball fight on the Senate floor.

Climate & Energy

It’s hard to worry about polar bears when Malawi is flooding RIGHT NOW

Yeah, there's a Polar Bear Day, but we've frankly got more pressing concerns.

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