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Energy companies in Texas are setting money on fire

How can natural gas be a "bridge fuel" if its low price means drillers would rather burn it than sell it? Here's an illustrative case.

Can’t decide whether to go to the big climate march? This might convince you

A trailer for a new climate documentary might inspire you to make your way to the People's Climate March in New York City on Sept. 21.

The U.N.’s latest report on climate change is terrifying

The latest draft report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change centers on a really scary word: irreversible.

Europe’s power plants are going the way of the dinosaurs

Solar power and battery capacity will drive old-fashioned utilities in Europe to extinction, starting in 2020, according to a new report.

Why Colorado is doing beer right

How Asher Brewing Company is building a better food system.

Scott Brown no longer accepts climate science

Now that he's running for Senate in New Hampshire, Brown has changed course and joined his GOP colleagues in outright climate denial.

Kauai’s on-again, off-again GMO regulations are off again

A judge throws out the Hawaiian island's attempt to restrict the use of pesticides on GMO crops -- but the fight is likely to continue.

Walmart is trying to trick your kids into eating veggies

Want to sell carrots and celery to kids? Try dressing them up like junk food and shooting them out of a machine gun.

Why California is doing tofu right

How Arcata's Tofu Shop is building a better food system.

Green must diversify or die

Environmental groups and agencies need to get serious about hiring people of color, says a new group. If they don't, they will quickly become obsolete.

Willie, Neil, we love you — but here’s who we really want to see play a green benefit

It’s hard to grab the attention of people outside the green choir with an encore of “After the Gold Rush” performed in a cornfield.

Is it really OK to pour paint down the drain?

A reader wonders if it's really safe to wash his paint brushes in the sink. Umbra gives him the three-bucket challenge.

Done shivering? Now try the rice bucket challenge

Now that everyone and their grandma has done the ALS Association's Ice Bucket Challenge, India takes it up a notch.

Why Arizona is doing low-resource farming right

How this Arizona aquaponics farm is building a better food system.

After Ferguson, what next?

The protests may be winding down for now, but if the history of activism tells us anything, it's that this is precisely when the longer-term changes start to unfold.

Europe is burning our forests for “renewable” energy. Wait, what?

The European Union decided that burning wood to generate electricity was good for the climate. WRONG.

Why Arkansas is doing CSAs right

How this Fayetteville organization is building a better food system.

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