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R2D2 is in your barn, milking your cows

Robots to milk and tend dairy cows could reduce the total number of farmers, but give the remaining ones more time to think (and sleep).

Which tiny house personality are YOU?!

There's no better way to make a major life change than with the world’s most reliable decision-making tool: ONLINE QUIZ!!!

Seattle doesn’t want Shell’s stinkin’ Arctic drilling fleet

Residents of the notoriously green city are fighting the oil giant's plans to dock its Arctic drilling fleet at the local port.

“Gossip Girl” babe will star in new show about North Dakota’s dirty oil boom

Chace Crawford will star as Billy, a "handsome and ambitious born hustler" making his way in fracking country.

This rusty steelworks is about to become a kaleworks

A Newark factory will become a gigantic indoor farm in the latest large-scale effort to test the concept of vertical agriculture.

All oil is bad, but some is worse. Here’s the difference.

There’s at least an 80 percent difference in CO2 emissions between the dirtiest tar-sands oil and the least-dirty non-tar-sands variety.

Exclusive: Let The Black Lillies brighten up your week

Watch and enjoy The Black Lillies' performance of "Annabelle" at last year’s Pickathon.

Can I recycle all these plastic food wrappers?

A reader wonders what to do with the plastic his food comes wrapped in. Umbra says he's bin doing it all wrong.

Karl Ove Knausgaard is just as depressed by empty American consumerism as you are!

In the most recent installment of this series, Knausgaard briefly and grimly decries colonialism -- with some degrowth undertones.

This chafing ice sheet is making us really uncomfortable

A new model of the West Antarctic ice sheet shows friction's role in keeping the giant slab from collapsing.

Leo DiCaprio gives $50K to help Adrian Grenier find the ‘Loneliest Whale’

With a big push from noted ocean lover Leo DiCaprio, Adrian Grenier will film his search for the most solitary cetacean in the Pacific.

Thanks to California’s disclosure law, we’re finding out what’s in fracking wastewater, and it ain’t pretty

Petroleum chemicals, heavy metals, radioactive elements, carcinogens -- and if all that’s being found in California, you can bet it’s in other fracking states.

Geoengineering won’t help people who are stuck with dirty air

Re-engineering the climate might slow warming, but it does nothing for communities on the ground, says Simon Nicholson of American University.

The 3 scariest words for the environment: President Scott Walker

From wind turbines to iron ore mines -- Walker is the absolute worst candidate for the environment.

Bribing bloggers with free solar panels is apparently a thing now

A marketing consultant tried to get me to write a column about solar startup in exchange for a panel. It didn't work.

Pacific sardines are crashing — bad news for whales and my salad

Your grandpa's favorite fish (and mine) can't support a West Coast fishery — or all the charismatic megafauna -- that rely on them.

Physics geniuses, Mexican rappers, LEGO Supreme Court: It’s Woman Crush Wednesday

This week, our roundup of badass women in the news also includes a controversial filmmaker and power-playing politicos.

The South Bronx isn’t falling for Fresh Direct’s dirty trucks

The company wants to bring 1,000 new trucks to the neighborhood, which is already home to high asthma rates and heavy industry.

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