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Which is harder, Tetris or climate change?

If there's anyone who knows how to solve big problems, it's Henk Rogers, discoverer of Tetris.

Food

The EPA could ban this toxic pesticide

The feds get tough on one of the more toxic pesticides in food farmers' bug-killing arsenal.

Politics

The Koch brothers are lobbying in Europe now too

Turns out this particular plague is not confined to the U.S.

Climate & Energy

How do we get conservative politicians to vote for climate action? Attack and embarrass them

Earnest entreaties and appeals to reason obviously aren't working.

Climate & Energy

This civil engineer is building houses to withstand earthquakes and hurricanes

Elizabeth Hausler Strand founded Build Change, a nonprofit, to bring in the (literal) reinforcements when natural disasters strike.

Business & Technology

Team Obama plans big overhaul of GMO regulations

It's time to revamp the rules covering genetic engineering, says the president's science adviser -- and both sides in the GMO wars agree on that.

Climate & Energy

France is swimming in fondue — that’s not a good thing

Think of the cheese! Think of the chocolate!

Politics

We’re coming for you, Cuba

Cuba's an environmental oasis? Wait until the U.S. shows up.

Science

Sorry, polar bears. It’s worse than we thought

A new study looked at polar bears' prospects as the world warms. The verdict? Bad, or very bad.

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