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Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Environmentalism
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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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The climate movement is way too focused on market-based solutions

To win the climate war, we need government investment in new technologies and industries. A carbon tax or a carbon cap won't do the trick on its own.

Why Alaska is doing salmon right

How this Juneau wholesaler is building a better food system.

Everyone’s talking about the Ferguson looters. Let’s shame the polluters, too

After the tear gas clears, residents will be left with the air pollution that’s been clouding the St. Louis metro region for decades. challenges climate activists to stand up for Ferguson

Being frank about ongoing racism and including all voices is not just crucial to the climate change movement -- it’s crucial to any movement.

Why Alabama is doing baby back ribs right

How this Birmingham BBQ joint is building a better food system

Could a copy-editing error undermine Obama’s climate rule?

A federal appeals court recently took a red pen to the Affordable Care Act. The president’s signature environmental achievement could be next. But don't panic yet.

One woman’s odyssey to find Michigan’s anti-fracking movement

The fight over fracking has arrived more slowly in Michigan than in states like Pennsylvania and New York. But it's heating up.

Are you there, God? It’s me, climate scientist

Scientists use handwritten letters to share their sad, sad feelings about climate change.

How a Koch brother is combating climate change at a coal mine

What do Bill Koch, the Aspen Skiing Company, and environmentalists all have in common? We visited a coal mine in Colorado to find out.

Vegas tops the list of the country’s worst heat islands

On a real scorcher of a day, the mercury downtown can roar 24 degrees above the temps in the surrounding desert. Other cities are feeling the heat, too.

Dear Blue Apron, you’re just making it worse

Pre-measured ingredients for cook-at-home meals could be a fantastic idea. But if you want to recycle all that packaging, you might need an advanced degree.

EPA, community activists put toxic oil refineries in a headlock

Thanks to a lawsuit brought by environmental justice activists, the feds are about to crack down on the chemical stew these plants dump into the air.

This is what a more sustainable American food system looks like

There's someone in every state in the nation who’s breaking the status quo when it comes to food. Meet them all in our interactive map.

Governors love this pipeline in the Northeast, residents not so much

Kinder Morgan's big gas pipeline extension project is on hold, and the opposition to it recalls the revolt against urban freeways two generations ago.

What’s the best way to dispose of an old car battery?

A reader's battery has shuffled off this mortal coil. Umbra says Mexican recycling plants make calamity of so long a life.

Walk to work — you’ll be happier

A recent study finds that people who walk to work or take the train are more satisfied than the rest of us. What do they know that we don't?

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