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Walk It Out

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Climate & Energy

Chernobyl site could become a solar farm

Ukraine is seeking investors for a big solar installation on land contaminated by the 1986 nuclear disaster.

Humble rag

Which kind of cleaning cloths are the greenest?

Two readers want to know what they should clean with. Advice columnist Umbra Fisk cottons on to an answer.

Faux News

Bill O’Reilly and Donald Trump chat about the end of the world

The two conservative thought leaders exchanged some well-developed ideas about climate change.

State of mind

Democratic climate hawks look to make waves at the local and state levels

They know they won't be able to get anything through Congress.

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.

Flesh and blood

Why eat meat when you can eat a veggie burger that bleeds?

The plant-based burger is about to hop onto the menu at one of David Chang's NYC restaurants.

Bad Internet

Oil industry supporters are getting ever more creative with their memes

Maybe don’t use “lesbians are hot” as an argument to support local oil extraction.

Election 2016

Trump: Scared of ISIS, loves air-conditioning, slams John Kerry

The link between climate change and terrorism remains elusive to the GOP nominee.

Hard row

Democrats say they want to support farmers, but what the heck does that mean?

Everyone wants to preserve family farms, but it's easier said than done.

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