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Business & Technology

Solar panel owners and utilities battle it out in California

Utility companies claim solar-powered homes are raising everyone else's electric bills.

Science

This geoengineering scheme could halt climate change — but it’s probably a terrible idea

Scientist Ken Caldeira explains.

Living

Are we really still flushing condoms down the toilet?

I'm sorry -- we need to talk about this.

Climate & Energy

Will the Supreme Court kill the EPA’s efforts to crack down on mercury pollution?

Greens hoped that Chief Justice Roberts would continue a recent green streak. Their hopes were just dashed.

Climate & Energy

Japan builds coal plants, calls it a win for the climate

Japan has spent nearly $2 billion for coal plants -- and they're calling it all "climate finance."

LIGHTS OUT

Earth Hour: Do almost nothing and feel great about it

Turn your lights off for an hour? Pfft. You can do better -- here's how.

Blurred lines

What happens when redistricting fails to recognize blacks’ green interests?

When mapping voting districts, lawmakers must take into account not just the color of people's skin, but their common interests as well.

Here’s what GOP presidential hopefuls gave up after 9/11

Ted Cruz gave up rock 'n' roll after the terrorist attacks. Fellow Republicans are now trying to outdo him.

Climate & Energy

A way to get power to the world’s poor without making climate change worse

A new paper argues that it's now possible to bring power to those who lack it in a way that reduces climate pollution.

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