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What will happen to a sinking California? Just ask San Luis Obispo

An overdependence on groundwater is costing millions of dollars in damage in the idyllic coastal town.

This chart will silence your friends who make excuses for climate change

You know all those other explanations for climate change? A brilliant infographic shows how lame they actually are.

This bike does everything for your lazy ass

This smartbike is set to synch up with your smartphone or smartwatch, making it very appealing to your lazybrain and lazybody.

Dutch citizens just sued their own government for not stopping climate change

America loves itself a lawsuit, but this week the litigious spotlight is on the Netherlands, where a court just compelled the federal government to reduce …

It’s time to get rid of old, racist Confederate statues

Public spaces all over the U.S. harbor symbols that celebrate racism, separatism, and white supremacy. It's time for that to change.

The thing we need most to deal with climate change — beer — is threatened by climate change

Climate change is pushing the brewing industry to think more deeply about its practices and find more sustainable ways of producing your pint.

Distilleries are using ugly fruit to make liqueur — and it’s as tasty as ever

Some distillers are starting to make their eaux de vie and brandies with fruit that would otherwise go to waste.

Wage gap got you down? Get that money, honey

This Woman Crush Wednesday, we're talkin' ladies in STEM, the Equal Rights Amendment, and bees.

Why the bee crisis isn’t as bad as you think (but still matters)

Bees aren't vanishing, but their troubles can offer clues to long-term problems in our agricultural system.

The forecast for the next century? Scary with a chance of dying

Wait just one second: Is this a study that focuses on the actual, meaningful impacts that climate change will have on the lives of humans?

Someone accidentally ate a GMO lamb with jellyfish DNA — and nothing happened

It sounds like a setup to a horror movie: A genetically modified glow-in-the-dark lamb was unintentionally sold to a slaughterhouse. But really, NBD.

Planet-unfriendly Pacific trade pact leaps a big hurdle

President Obama is getting close to securing the authority to enact his Trans-Pacific trade deal. Right now that looks like a loss for the environment.

NASA wants to get rid of that flying pollution factory you took to Florida

The agency announced it will spend the next two years trying to create a new type of aircraft with "maximum efficiency and minimal environmental impact.”

This short film narrated by Carl Sagan will give you shivers

A three-minute film could make you feel a little more optimistic about the future.

Can a new startup lead the charge for better, cheaper batteries?

24M claims it's got a new way to bring down the cost of the big batteries that renewable energy systems need. It'll take years to see if the company's right.

EPA report puts a price on carbon pollution — and it is really damn high

Doing nothing about greenhouse gas emissions would cost the U.S. billions of dollars and thousands lives.

Scott Walker doesn’t want Wisconsin officials talking climate

The Republican governor keeps a fuzzy record of public statements, but his actions have shown his true colors as a warrior against science.

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