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

Blog Post Archive

Overstock.com moves beyond flat-screen TVs to CSA boxes

The online retailer hopes to disrupt corporate ag by selling fare from small farms online.

No, the new climate deal does not let China off the hook

Republicans say the agreement doesn't require China to do anything. Here's why they're wrong.

This map shows where we’ve screwed the oceans most

Now we know exactly which places are suffering most from ocean acidification.

Just in time for Christmas, Pope tells us not to buy any presents

Pope Francis warns world leaders to include the vital issues of over-consumption and climate change at the upcoming G20 summit.

Palm-oil giant makes big commitment. Rainforests rejoice

Seventy-five percent of all palm oil will be produced responsibly -- if all the big companies live up to the promises they've now made.

Meet the Senate leaders who plan to gut the EPA and approve Keystone

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the new Republican committee chairs are all hostile to climate action.

Relax — California isn’t about to dump pesticides on organic farms

A new state report outlines some edge-case scenarios, but mostly, California's pest control strategies do a good job of protecting the interests of green farmers.

Can a vegan ever truly love a carnivore?

A reader wonders whether two hearts can meat. Umbra says vegan start by accepting each other for who we are.

This new bike bottle fills itself with water

An Austrian designer just crafted a new water bottle that could change the way we look at both biking and water scarcity.

California drought leads to a black market for water

California's worst-in-history drought is creating a whole new revenue stream for water poachers.

We’ve never seen so many climate hawks happy at one time

Due to the new U.S. China climate deal, climate hawks exhibit rare displays of optimism on Twitter. See them while they last!

Bikes created 655,000 jobs in Europe

That's more than the entire European mining and quarrying industry -- not bad for a hippie hobby, right?

No, Obama’s carbon limits won’t mean massive power outages

Our electric grid's overseer warns that the EPA’s Clean Power Plan threatens the reliability of our power systems, but climate change itself is a bigger danger to dependability.

Getting stoned in Boulder will now come with a carbon tax

Boulder, in the weed kingdom of Colorado, plans to start charging pot producers extra to offset their carbon costs.

This Southside Chicago neighborhood is about to become a national park

The neighborhood is a far cry from Yellowstone or Yosemite, but it is significant for other reasons.

The “sharing” economy cozies up to subprime auto loans

Bad car loans are nothing new, but they don't move us in any direction we should be wanting to go.

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