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This climate-denying Catholic congressman is boycotting the pope’s speech

Pope Francis will be addressing Congress next week and Republicans are feeling anxious about it.

We made this week’s reproductive rights news a little easier to swallow

There are not a lot of good things happening in the world of reproductive rights, but goddammit, we should still talk about it.

Dutch tower sucks smog out of the air

The pollutants extracted from the air are then turned into jewelry. Neat!

A huge amount of air pollution comes from farming, not just power plants

A new study shows that ammonia emissions contribute to 3.3 million annual air pollution deaths.

In the new Walking Dead spinoff, black lives don’t matter

AMC's new "Fear the Walking Dead" saves the grossest violence for its black characters -- and makes a mockery of Los Angeles diversity.

VW cheated on emissions tests, will have to fix half a million cars

Volkswagen put a sneaky device in its cars that let them pollute more -- except during emissions tests. And now the EPA is pissed.

David Letterman’s new gig? A show on global warming

The former "Late Show" host returns to TV as a special correspondent on "Years of Living Dangerously."

South Korea chops down ancient forest to build Olympic ski slope

The country is getting an early start on despoiling its environment ahead of the 2018 Winter Games.

How California’s sprawl got in the way of a strong climate bill

In a car-dependent state, where too many citizens don't have good transportation options, it's a hard lift to slash gasoline consumption.

Urban activists set out to sue San Francisco’s suburbs

A much unloved San Franciscan and her cohorts push a posh suburb to start building denser and more affordable apartments.

Marco Rubio still just doesn’t understand climate change

At the Republican debate, Rubio didn't deny climate science (progress?), but he spewed a series of untruths about Obama's climate policies.

We need better home energy storage. These companies are working on it

Better battery technology could raise the prospects of an off-grid revolution.

Should you get it on with flaxseed oil lube?

A reader wonder about natural lubes. Umbra glides through the options.

What’s the best way to communicate about climate change? This expert offers some insights

Anthony Leiserowitz of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication has done groundbreaking research on people's understanding of global warming.

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