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Austin’s African Americans are being pushed to suburbs, and away from parks and grocery stores

The biggest reason: soaring housing costs.

Cool Runnings

Planning a trip? Here’s how to save energy at home while you’re gone.

How can you cut home energy use while you're on vacation? Advice maven Umbra Fisk offers tips just in time for summer.

Climate & Energy

Pizzlies, narlugas, and other creatures from our weird changing world

An animated guide to how climate change is remixing species.


No one wants driverless cars but people who make driverless cars

Tech heads are investing millions in driverless vehicle technology despite the fact that consumers don’t seem that interested in it.


China just said what the U.S. never has: Eat less meat

China’s new food guidelines could put a huge dent in global emissions.

Business & Technology

Trump will outline his “thoughts” on energy policy. Here’s what he could say.

Also: The EPA is ruining his hair. Sad!

Climate & Energy

Exxon Mobil’s shareholders meeting was totally overrun by climate demands

Exxon recommended its shareholders reject all of the pro-climate proposals.

A guest view

How to get solar panels onto more affordable apartment buildings

The key is battery storage.


At world’s first humanitarian summit, major world leaders are no-shows

It’s not like we’re dealing with climate change, Zika, and Syrian refugee crises at the same time.

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