In Arizona, the wildfire is at the edge of Los Alamos National Laboratory, which has radioactive materials and other nasty stuff on the premises. It’s all safety stored, the government says. We’re also being told that everything’s cool at that nuclear plant in Nebraska that’s knee-deep in the flooded Missouri.

China's going to run out of water within 30 years at current rates of consumption.

More people want their own personal wind turbine, but it's not a status symbol. Yet.

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Poland's too deep into coal and too poor to go green.

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Michele Bachmann may hate the EPA, but she loves clean air and clean water. She likes it when they stay clean through the magical power of the market.

An actual, working, kinda cool-looking electric bike.