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Mexico just shamed the rest of the world with its climate plan

Mexico is the first developing nation to make its climate action pledge ahead of U.N. talks in Paris -- and it's actually pretty ambitious.

This Texas town will get all of its energy from solar and wind

City officials say the shift to 100-percent renewable energy is a way to save cash, not the planet.

What’s the most energy-efficient kind of light?

Candles? Curly-Q bulbs? LEDs? What's an eco-minded reader to do? Umbra's answer is brilliant.

Solar panel owners and utilities battle it out in California

Utility companies claim solar-powered homes are raising everyone else's electric bills.

In San Francisco, could hanging your laundry get you evicted?

The owner of a single-room occupancy building in San Francisco's Chinatown takes aim at good old-fashioned clothesline drying.

Will the Supreme Court kill the EPA’s efforts to crack down on mercury pollution?

Greens hoped that Chief Justice Roberts would continue a recent green streak. Their hopes were just dashed.

Japan builds coal plants, calls it a win for the climate

Japan has spent nearly $2 billion for coal plants -- and they're calling it all "climate finance."

What happens when redistricting fails to recognize blacks’ green interests?

When mapping voting districts, lawmakers must take into account not just the color of people's skin, but their common interests as well.

Antarctica is basically liquefying

Another day, another terrifying account of how fast polar ice is melting.

Here’s what GOP presidential hopefuls gave up after 9/11

Ted Cruz gave up rock 'n' roll after the terrorist attacks. Fellow Republicans are now trying to outdo him.

Watch stick figures explain what “probably causes cancer” even means

The active ingredient in Roundup does, but so do french fries, pickled vegetables, and aloe vera. This video from Risk Bites explains how we identify cancer risks.

A way to get power to the world’s poor without making climate change worse

A new paper argues that it's now possible to bring power to those who lack it in a way that reduces climate pollution.

Climate change is spreading diseases you haven’t even heard of yet

Ebola and West Nile are just the beginning -- climate change will bring brand new diseases to every species.

Watch Florida foodies catch venomous fish and make goat cheese

Meet divers with a mission, get great gardening tips, and salivate over a recipe for invasive lionfish.

“Climate change” vs. “global warming”? It really doesn’t matter

Quit with the linguistic navel-gazing. What actually counts is power. (As explained in a dozen tweets.)

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