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Climate & Energy

Turns out the world’s first “clean coal” plant is a backdoor subsidy to oil producers

The CCS project in Saskatchewan, Canada, is providing cheap CO2 to oil fields but expensive power to ratepayers.

Climate & Energy

The whole world is breaking the law by ignoring climate change

That's the word from a group of respected lawyers who've just introduced what they're calling the Oslo Principles.

Science

Arctic ice melt sets yet another record

This year's Arctic sea ice hit a new low.

Cities

This Texas town will get all of its energy from solar and wind

City officials say the shift to 100-percent renewable energy is a way to save cash, not the planet.

Living

I gave up my iPhone for a week, and my life didn’t end

Did the iPhone cleanse change my life? No. Was it difficult? Not remotely.

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.

Cities

In San Francisco, could hanging your laundry get you evicted?

The owner of a single-room occupancy building in San Francisco's Chinatown takes aim at good old-fashioned clothesline drying.

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