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Cities

Lessons from 2014: If you care about green cities, you must care about justice too

Cities may hold the solutions to our global climate crisis -- but only if we address deep-seated inequities.

Climate & Energy

A bit of good green energy news for your holidays, courtesy of New England

There are increasingly frequent moments in the New England power market when renewable energy is considerably cheaper than fossil fuel energy.

Cities

Violent cops suffocate the street life they claim to protect

Police unions have blamed protesters for sparking violence against cops. Clearly, they've missed the point.

Business & Technology

Have people of color been locked out of the green economy?

Black entrepreneurs want to see themselves reflected in the green economy before they join the army to defend it.

Climate & Energy

Bad news for wheat and eaters everywhere

Production of wheat -- one of the world’s most important staple crops -- is set to fall by 6 percent for every 1 degree C rise in temperature.

Food

2014 was stuffed with good food news that you never heard about

While high-profile issues aroused inflexible rhetoric, the food movement made real progress this year in a handful of important but less prominent areas.

Tastes great, less trash-can-filling

How to make sure none of your holiday cookies go to waste, according to this food guru

The EPA's Ashley Zanolli dishes up the best ways to curb your food-waste footprint during the holidaze.

Living

Redeem this story for one last-minute, totally green gift idea

On the 12th day of DIY Christmas, it is getting down to the wire ... but it's still not too late to make some coupons for favors redeemable at a later date.

Climate & Energy

Protest too much? 2014 was a big year for rabblerousing

From Keystone to Ferguson, the climate march to New York's fracking ban, here are the highs and lows of a pivotal year for the planet.

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