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

Blog Post Archive

Pumpkins’ biggest threat isn’t Mischief Night or Billy Corgan

California's neverending drought spares no plant, animal, or holiday tradition. Its latest victim: pumpkins.

Watch dinosaurs defend the Gates Foundation’s farm policy

Some food activists are not happy with the Gates Foundation's programs to help farmers. But why? We boil the issue down in a new video.

These teens are taking their climate lawsuit all the way to the Supreme Court

The premise of the case: The sky belongs to everyone, so governments must protect it.

Craft brewers join the fight against natural gas pipelines

At the base of the Blue Ridge, a battle is brewing over a massive pipeline designed to pull shale gas to the Atlantic Coast.

This could be the hottest year on record, again

The first nine months of 2014 broke the heat record, and now we're on track for this whole year to be the warmest ever.

Lost Louisiana: The race to reclaim vanished land back from the sea

The world’s fastest submerging state is looking to nature in an ambitious plan to turn back the tide, and to BP to fund it -- but will it work?

How one building is changing the world

Seattle's Bullitt Center is making waves far beyond its super-insulated, nontoxic, and FSC-certified walls.

Why are utilities trying to disconnect communities of color from solar?

Big Energy sees net metering as a threat to its bottom line, but it could be a boon for underserved communities, and electric utilities, too.

Should the feds bail out coal miners?

As we shift to a cleaner economy, what do we owe workers from the coal fields? What about workers from other dying industries?

Why clean energy might be cheaper than you think

A new report written for the European Commission says cleaner power is cheaper power when all costs are considered.

A place with the population of West Virginia just powered a work day entirely on clean energy

Here's one for the naysayers who insist renewable energy can't keep the lights on and power our cities.

Drop a brick, feel better about the California drought

A witty crowdfunding campaign is hawking water-saving toilet "bricks" for Californians.

Money, death, and danger in North Dakota’s fracking capital

Being a waitress in Williston, N.D., is just as horrible as it sounds.

How deforestation helped unleash Ebola

When the forests of Guinea were cut down, fruit bats and humans became a lot cozier -- and so did their diseases.

Meet the mailman who mapped Rio’s slums before Google could

An ex-bodysurfing champ and former census worker is leading a volunteer effort to give slum residents mailing addresses.

Pentagon says we could soon be fighting climate wars

The Defense Department says global warming "poses immediate risks to U.S. national security."

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