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Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Environmentalism
Posts on Regator:15672
Posts / Week:44.7
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

New U.S.-China climate deal is a game changer

President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have announced that they are pursuing ambitious new greenhouse gas emission reductions.

At this hyper-green eatery, climate change will be the main course

Three Bay Area entrepreneurs have set out to create a restaurant where learning about the climate is positively delicious.

Rich countries are still wasting billions on subsidies for fossil fuels

The G20 nations pledged to phase out fossil fuel subsidies. Instead they're now spending $88 billion a year just on exploration, not to mention all the other subsidies.

Pollution could land your kid at the back of the class — and in prison

Recent studies show that air pollution decreases test scores and contributes to ADHD, both of which can cause big trouble later in life.

How the GOP-run Senate could ruin global climate action here and abroad

Undermining the EPA also means undermining climate treaty negotiations in Paris next year.

David Roberts explains postmodern conservatism in 36 tweets

A case headed to the Supreme Court is a crucial turning point in the American conservative movement's ability to assert that black is white and up is down.

Will China help Obama save the planet?

The U.S.-China talks could be a crucial step in the fight against global warming.

California’s new coffee farm isn’t your average jo

Jay Ruskey is the first farmer in the continental U.S. to grow coffee commercially. Here's what that means for the future of coffee.

Mamas, please let your daughters grow up to be scientists

An embarrassingly small proportion of real-life scientists are women.

Texas official ignores voters’ ban on fracking

Days after Denton passed its fracking ban, Texas Railroad Commission Chair Christi Craddick said she'd keep giving oil companies permits to drill.

Dead zones are coming for your rivers, lakes, and oceans

A new study found that climate change is increasing the chance of dead zones worldwide. Oh great.

Could this rock save the planet?

Olivine may be kryptonite for climate change, but it fights CO2 as only a mineral can -- incredibly slowly.

Eugene from the Walking Dead is apparently running for Congress

The dude leading the fight against the zombie apocalypse just took a page from the GOP's climate change playbook.

A proposal to save the middle class … by cutting carbon pollution

Peter Barnes' plan is politically impossible, but isn't everything now? So what the hell, let's check it out.

This video explains how to make you richer and protect the climate

Author and thinker Peter Barnes gives an elevator pitch for his proposal -- in an actual elevator.

For farmers, using pesticides is a lot like picking the wrong smartphone

Say we’re on a hike together, trying to get up above the tree line to catch the sunset. We pick the path that looks like it’s headed up, and after an hour we come to a small clearing at the top of a rise. From this vantage we can see...Show More Summary

Are compostable diapers the most eco-friendly?

A reader wonders how best to swaddle the little poo machine. Umbra says it's a wrap.

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