It’s been a year. Here are a few of 2013’s top green stories, animated. Happy 2014!

Obama unveiled an actual climate plan in June!



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…But he likes fracking. REALLY likes it.

Solar and wind are kicking coal’s ass!

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Nobody’s taking climate change seriously enough.

Electric vehicles — especially Teslas — are doing super-well.

Big Food keeps fighting GMO labeling tooth and nail, even saying GMO foods are “natural.”

The L.A. Times said it won’t publish climate deniers’ letters anymore!


Overall, we’re cautiously optimistic.