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Blog Post Archive

What to do with all those sweet potatoes — no marshmallows necessary

Here are a couple dozen recipes to get you through an excess of sweet potatoes without an excess of sweet, from savory fritters to soups.

The climate in 2015: Everything’s coming together while everything falls apart

The planet’s changing climate demands that we summon the energy to leave behind the Age of Fossil Fuel (and maybe some of the Age of Capitalism as well).

How to use up your holiday cookie surplus by baking a pie

I tried turning leftover cookies into a pie. Here's what happened next. (Spoiler: I ate it)

Christmas is over — it’s time to throw your tree to the goats

A Christmas tree recycling program in California is feeding pines to goats to prevent brush fires in landfills.

What’s in a name? These farmers know

Blazing Pitchforks Ranch, Fruit Loop Acres, Second Could On The Left Farm — these spreads have the most fantastic names.

Pro-life equals pro-planet for this green evangelical leader

Five revelations from Ben Lowe, a religious greenie who's sparking a young evangelical movement.

If you forgot a gift, you can always hug it out

If you forgot to buy a present for that special someone, unfold those arms and get to hugging.

6 things to laugh about from 2014, a real trash can of a year

These are the six best laugh-worthy moments that came out of some remarkably terrible news for the environment.

Please save my favorite Christmas cookies, reader begs

A reader is hard pressed to find a sustainable cookie maker. Umbra excels at pizzelles.

Love and long-distance travel in the time of climate change

It's very strange to be in a position where I find myself weighing spending the holidays with people I love against the climate crisis.

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.

These fantastic maps showed us different worlds in 2014

From rising sea levels and acidifying oceans to rural roads and dollar buses, these exercises in eco-cartography will open your eyes.

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.

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.

How to win at last-minute holiday shopping (hint: buy vintage)

Head to the local vintage store for that last-second holiday shopping. Your loved one (and the planet) will appreciate it.

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.

Life in the bike lane was pretty good in 2014

We spent some time this week pedaling through our bike coverage from 2014, and here are our favorite stories of the year.

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.

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.

How to make sure none of your holiday cookies go to waste

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

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