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Soak Me, Soak Me

Is it safe to use a soaker hose in my veggie garden?

Advice maven Umbra Fisk uncoils some advice for a gardener who thinks her recycled-rubber hose looks a bit seedy.

The coal shebang

Oakland says no thanks to coal exports

The city council unanimously voted to stymie a proposal to ship out 10 million tons of a coal a year.

News

North America pledges to deliver 50 percent zero-carbon energy in less than a decade

The three nations will announce ambitious climate plans this week.

Conan the Vegetarian

Arnold Schwarzenegger is here to terminate your hamburger addiction

Schwarzenegger and James Cameron team up to curb meat eating.

Pretty Fuelish

Americans are buying more gas guzzlers. Americans have short memories.

Oil prices fluctuate, remember?

Walking the plank

Sanders and Clinton teams fight over climate language in Democratic platform

Bernie Sanders wants tougher climate and energy provisions, but Hillary Clinton’s appointees have blocked them.

The city that overheats

Heat waves could bring lots more deaths to NYC

But if the city takes some smart steps, it could save many lives.

Scratching the surface

Why your poison ivy allergy is about to get worse

What’s worse than poison ivy? Poison ivy on climate change.

Ceci n'est pas une pipeline

TransCanada’s latest move perfectly illustrates why so many people hate free-trade deals

The Canadian company is using NAFTA to claim that the U.S. owes it $15 billion for not building the Keystone pipeline.

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