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Coral reefs are looking pretty hot right now

Bleaching is back in a big way, and we're not just talking about Justin Bieber.


D.C.’s crap is finally being put to good use: Generating clean energy

Utility D.C. Water is turning poop into power.

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Self-driving cars: Should we love them or hate them?

Is all the hype about self-driving cars taking attention away from more promising technologies? Umbra cruises through the facts.

Climate Finance

The state of global climate finance is looking … not awful

A new report estimates that the world mobilized $62 billion in climate finance in 2014. The global goal is $100 billion annually by 2020.


What the TPP means for agricultural greenhouse gas emissions

Here's what we know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership so far.

Meat cheaters

Are vegetarians secretly eating meat when drunk?

A new poll claims the drunken munchies are the Achilles heel of vegetarians.


Yogurt trends make our wildest creams come true

Fat is back -- when it comes to yogurt, at least.

Climate & Energy

California just signed a landmark bill to tackle climate change

SB 350 has some pretty ambitious renewable energy goals, but fails to cut fossil fuels enough.

Business & Technology

A more permeable concrete will inspire you to achieve your wildest dreams

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