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there's something in the water

Olympians prepare for a “petri dish of pathogens”

If Rio's waters weren't cleaned up for Olympic athletes, how can we expect they'll be cleaned up for the city's actual residents?

Nye Don’t Lie

Bill Nye still has to take climate deniers to task, we guess

Watch the internet's favorite bow tie-clad scientist debunk some common -- and tired -- conspiracy theories.

Your Moment of Zen

Jon Stewart makes late-night TV great again

The Daily Show host came out of retirement with a message for conservatives.

Justice League

Meet the women who want to change the face of climate activism

This Seattle-based climate justice coalition speaks out for women and communities of color.

Election 2016

We didn’t know Third Eye Blind felt so strongly about coal

The '90s alt-rock band's platform makes a whole lot more sense than the RNC's.

Cities

Meet a Republican mayor and convention delegate who takes climate change seriously

Jim Brainard, mayor of Carmel, Indiana, has cut carbon emissions and made his city more walkable and bikeable.

Living

Bill Nye inadvertently played a role in creating Noah’s Ark

The Science guy failed to convert after a visit to the new theme park.

Let it burn

Smokey was wrong. You can’t prevent wildfires, and you shouldn’t try.

Time to accept that Southern California wildfires are a simple fact of life.

sunprecedented

A solar-powered plane just crossed the Atlantic

The scrappy little plane completed the journey that the Titanic never could.