Climate & Energy

Polar bear-lesque: The weirdest, sexiest way to confront climate change

As the planet warms, we'll all be wearing less clothing, but Una Aya Osato is getting in on the game early.


Meals with wheels: A fresh food movement rolls into Boston

Fresh Food Generation keeps it local, even in winter -- and affordable too. Here are a few of their secret ingredients.


When it comes to climate change, this artist lets the trees do the talking

Chicago’s newest urban renewal project will let people watch the slow-motion calamity of climate change -- by way of tree blossoms.


Father, son, & whole wheat toast: Southern pastor preaches the gospel of good health

Michael Minor talks about banning fried chicken in his congregation, the Affordable Care Act, and Bloomberg's big soda fight.

Climate & Energy

Evil genius takes liberty with maps, floods your city

Andrew David Thaler is a marine scientist by day. But by night, he works his magic with Google maps to show people what their cities will look like if climate change is left unchecked.


The caveman dilemma: Why we take such lousy care of ourselves and our planet

Harvard evolutionary biologist Daniel Lieberman says we're ill-adapted for the world we've made for ourselves.


Save yourselves: When it comes to climate change, the cavalry isn’t coming

With little or no leadership from above, Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition Towns movement, says change has to start at the street level -- and he's seeing it happen.

Climate & Energy

In the hot seat: The NAACP gets into the climate fight

The director of the NAACPs climate justice program talks about why the venerable civil rights organization has taken up the cause.


Moment of roof: Urban farming entrepreneur explains how he got on top

Mohamed Hage is breaking ground in urban ag, feeding cities from a high-tech hydroponic greenhouses on rooftops in Montreal.

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