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Latino voters care a whole lot about climate change

A new poll shows that Latino voters are significantly more likely to understand that climate change is the result of human activities.

Could we make tennis rackets out of atmospheric CO2? Science says yes

Researchers have figured out a way to transform everyone's favorite greenhouse gas into a super-strong and lightweight wonder material.

Why shade balls aren’t such a great idea after all

Those plastic balls that got dumped into the L.A. Reservoir aren't even designed to fight evaporation, and they may cause ecological problems.

This chef built her reputation on seafood. How’s she feeling about the ocean now?

Seattle chef Renee Erickson weighs in on the world's changing waters, and how they might change her menu.

EPA wants the oil and gas sector to stop leaking so much methane

The agency proposed new standards for methane emissions, but critics say they don't go far enough.

Google will now tell you whether you should put solar panels on your roof

If climate change isn't a strong enough argument, a new Google Maps feature will make the solar decision a whole lot simpler for you.

Clinton comes out against Arctic drilling

Her move comes one day after the Obama administration gave the final go-ahead to Shell to drill in the region.

Letter from Texas: Floods didn’t drown the drought

Even before the rubble from the floods has had time to settle, the water’s effect on the drought has already started to recede.

How do you study an underwater volcano? Build an underwater laboratory

John Delaney is taking the internet underwater, and bringing the deep ocean to the public.

How microbes can make plastic from sunshine, carbon, and a little bit of love

Plastic is an amazing part of our modern world, but it comes with a lot of downsides -- so scientists are using synthetic biology to make it better.

Here’s why I won’t be buying anything from Amazon again

From clogging up our city to crushing its warehouse workers, there are lots of reasons to leave Amazon for good.

Obama gives Shell the final OK to drill in the Arctic

This time it's for real: The oil giant has all the permits it needs to begin deep drilling off the coast of Alaska.

Stop trashing the climate! EPA’s new plan would crack down on landfills

The latest component of Obama's climate plan aims to cut methane emissions from garbage by one third.

New research shows a flaw in the plan to tax soda out of existence

Merchants aren't passing the cost along to consumers, and that means the tax might not reduce soda consumption as supporters intended.

Climate change could wipe out the internet’s favorite animal

The red panda is, without a doubt, the most adorable animal to ever walk the earth -- and now they're in trouble.

How an inspiring group of women built one of the greenest buildings in Portland

This African-American sorority turned an old gas station into a sleek eco-paradise.

Check out these amazing photos of activists shutting down a coal mine

Climate protesters in Germany blockade a huge strip-mining machine in a scene that looks like it's straight from Star Wars.

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