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Are your reusable grocery bags making you fat?

A Harvard Business School study found a trend: Shoppers with reusable bags were more likely to buy treats for themselves.

Hello, state lawmakers: Want to ignore climate change? Prepare to lose FEMA funding

New FEMA guidelines could push states to consider how climate change will affect their communities in order to gain access to funding.

New U.S.-Canada bridge will carve through one of Detroit’s loneliest neighborhoods

Delray residents, already hit hard by one urban freeway, wonder if they'll get anything in return this time.

USDA kicks in $31 million to help poor people eat better

New grants support community programs that give food stamp recipients more bang for their fruit and vegetable bucks.

Climate warning labels could be coming to a gas pump near you

San Francisco and Berkeley want to apply the tobacco-labeling approach to fuel.

Shell inches closer to spilling oil all over the Arctic

The Obama administration has given Shell another OK for its plans to drill again off the coast of Alaska, even though spills are expected.

A bishop, a sex-ed trailblazer, and the Notorious RBG herself: It’s Woman Crush Wednesday

This week, our roundup of badass women in the news also includes an Afrofuturist hip-hop duo and fearless South Korean seafood divers.

Knight Foundation gives cities $5M for floating farms and fuzzy hats

The Knight Foundation just wrote $5 million in checks to support all manner of urban awesomeness.

THEESatisfaction makes music about the planet that actually sounds good

The ladies behind rap duo THEESatisfaction break down a few choice cuts on their latest album, EarthEE.

Agribusiness giant tells suppliers to stop cutting down forests

The move by Archer Daniels Midland is the latest in a heartening procession of corporate commitments to protecting rainforests from devastation.

After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn’t over

Chavez helped win farmworkers basic human rights, but they still face unacceptable dangers every day.

This bloody whaling documentary could teach you something about sustainable food

If you eat meat -- even the humanely raised, locally butchered, lullabied-to-sleep-at-night kind -- there will always be blood, and lots of it.

Even climate villain Australia might be thinking about cleaning up its act

Tony Abbott committed to signing on to the next major international climate accord. But let's not get too excited.

Obama makes climate pledge to world, Republicans snipe in background

The president has unveiled his plan for cutting emissions as part of a U.N. deal. Mitch McConnell is just as supportive as you might imagine.

Turns out the world’s first “clean coal” plant is a backdoor subsidy to oil producers

The world's first bona fide "clean coal" power plant is providing cheap CO2 to oil fields but expensive power to ratepayers.

Ted Cruz and the GOP have a big climate problem

Will Republicans' anti-climate-science rhetoric be a legitimate barrier to the White House?

Burning coal can help the planet, delusional U.N. board decides

The Green Climate Fund, which is supposed to help developing nations fight and prepare for climate change, can be used to build coal plants.

The whole world is breaking the law by ignoring climate change

That's the word from a group of respected lawyers who've just introduced what they're calling the Oslo Principles.

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