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Hillary Clinton still won’t take a position on the Keystone XL pipeline

Hillary Clinton released her big climate plan, but here's what she won't talk about.

To sort or not to sort? That is the recycling question

A reader wants to know whether "single stream" recycling is more efficient than the usual sort-paper-and-plastic approach. Umbra digs up the answer.

What kind of meathead are you?

Get a sense of your carnivorous footprint on the environment.

Jeb Bush tries to be really, really fair

He recently called for cutting tax credits for wind, solar, oil, and gas. Here's what he'll call for next.

Potholes on the road to highway funding might put us on a better course

Congress is deadlocked on extending the Highway Trust Fund. Maybe it's time to rethink the whole idea.

Obama’s power plant rules could cut your electricity bill

A new report suggests that electric bill savings could be even more extreme than the EPA projects.

Offshore wind power is finally coming to the U.S.

Construction begins on a new clean energy project off the coast of Rhode Island.

Is your food being grown with wastewater from the oil industry?

The practice is gaining popularity in drought-plaged California, but is it safe?

Pope’s climate encyclical divides American opinion

A new poll finds that swing-state voters are split along partisan lines -- of course.

What’s it like to watch a slaughter?

A visit to the UC-Davis slaughterhouse to watch the transition from livestock to meat offers some lessons in anxiety and respect.

The California drought is killing almond trees, too

That's right: We're talking about almonds and California again, folks, but bear with us.

Your bus never comes because the world is a crazy place

The reason that your commute is such a nonstop wonder-rollercoaster has to do with chaos theory. Go figure!

Welcome, aliens! Wait, just gimme a sec to clean up

We found a new planet that could support life. If not for ourselves, then for our hypothetical new friends: Let's clean this place up a little.

The trouble with La Croix

La Croix, the carbonated fruit water in a can, is having a moment -- but a can is still a can.

Are all these soaps, detergents, and shampoos just taking us to the cleaners?

Why are there so many different varieties of cleaning products, and do we need them? Umbra has the sudsy answer.

James Hansen’s new climate study is terrifying, but he still has hope

The famed climate scientist thinks leading nations will adopt a climate fee -- and if it happens soon enough, it could save us from the worst.

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