Politics

Climate & Energy

Here’s what you need to know about Obama’s new rules on ozone and smog

You can be thankful that the air you breathe will soon be a little cleaner. And if we all push the EPA, it might get even cleaner still.

Politics

This Native American activist was kicked out of the Senate for singing thanks

"Goosebumps crawled up my arms and I thought to myself, SING! Sing you fool!" says Greg Grey Cloud, the Sioux whose song made Elizabeth Warren grimace.

Food

In Oregon, GMO labeling lost by 800 votes. Now it’s getting a recount

Corrected ballots tightened the race enough to trigger an automatic recount, so the initiative gets another lease on life.

Living

7 tips for averting family disaster at the holiday dinner table

For this year’s holidays and beyond, you may never have to have a political argument with a family member again.

Food

Giving thanks for our messy food system — and for the chance to fix it

Changing how we farm and eat is always going to be hard -- but there are some principles everyone, regardless of political leaning, can embrace.

Climate & Energy

Andrew Cuomo now sounds like a Republican when he talks about climate change

The Democratic governor of New York used to speak forthrightly about climate change, but lately he's been getting all weak and mushy.

Politics

How oil ate the heart of North Dakota

A New York Times investigation traces how oil-money influence and federal absence left a state's environment open to pillage.

Climate & Energy

Why hotter temps won’t convince Republicans climate change is real

Polling data suggests that even when the heat is on, political ideology outweighs facts.

Politics

Europe’s plastic bag rule is a breath of fresh air

The compromise aims to cut single-use bags by 80 percent.

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