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U.N. climate report was censored

The summary of the latest big IPCC report was watered down by rich countries, which don't want to be blamed for climate change or called upon to help poor countries survive it.

This guy is taking the world’s longest road trip in an electric car

So far he's driven from the Northwest to Maine to Florida in a Tesla Model S, all without paying a dime for gas. And the trip's not over yet.

Custom Snowboards Made from “Right in Our Back Yard” Wood: Empire Grown

I’ve become really tired of the word “artisan” (or “artisanal”) on products: as far as I can see, it generally means “expensive.” I rarely see that such products involve the kind of loving, caring creativity undertaken by a true artisan. Show More Summary

The tiny house documentary is finally (almost) here! Peek inside the result

Christopher Smith and Merete Mueller built the 127-foot space without a plan. Gutsy!

There’s something worse than phosphates in England’s wastewater: Dildos

We're not sure why someone flushed an unidentified sex toy down the sewers of Devon, England, but it sure made a mess.

Allotments are now so trendy that even BBC executives are into them

Middle class to its very core, Radio Four's Today programme seldom misses a chance to extoll the virtues of organic farming or growing your own food. This morning was no exception, with some chap going on about the joys of owning an allotment in this week’s sunny spring weather. Don't ask me exactly what he [...]

Conventional farmers drop their plows in favor of conservation

A visit to one mainstream California farm that has stopped plowing turns up a surprising reason for the increasingly common change. It comes with a dollar sign.

Montreal, Boston, NYC: Which city has the best bikeshare program?

What's it really like for a traveler trying to obtain temporary wheels in different cities? We've kicked some tires, and here's what we found.

Busy Beavers—You Bet! (Video)

Beaver with a mouthful, Calgary, Canada (from John Cena video on YouTube) It has less than 8000 hits on YouTube so far, but this video of a beaver family in Canada mending their house of branches is heading for viral on Facebook forShow More Summary

Enviro groups team up on new campaign funding alliance

The League of Conservation Voters and the Natural Resources Defense Council are collaborating to help get climate hawks elected. They're not in the same league as the Kochs, but it's a start.

The Missing of Summer Lawns

What a difference a drought makes. Once upon a time, a fundamental attribute of home ownership in California and the American West was an expansive, verdant lawn surrounding private homes, townhouses and apartment complexes. Indeed,Show More Summary

No, the "Blood Moon" Does Not Mean the World Is Ending

Why is this night different from all other nights? Tonight the clouds will part, the heavens will open, the stars will shine, and the moon will bleed. Groovy! The blood moon, a deliciously named full lunar eclipse rendering the moon red, will be visible in the skies above North America around 2 a.m. Show More Summary

If you were watching “Game of Thrones” last night, you missed Neil Tyson’s solution to global warming

This week's "Cosmos" explained how plants produce clean energy … and how our inferior energy technologies produce climate change.

Eclipse: Full Shadow Covers The Moon Tonight!

It’s not just the annual income tax deadline that expires tomorrow. The Moon will also be going out—though like taxes, it will reappear, and 364 days sooner. In the wee hours of tomorrow morning, stargazers in the Western Hemisphere will start losing sight of the moon. Show More Summary

Allergy Season Begins (cartoon)

Thanks for the season confirmation, Jim Hunt! For more, visit Jim at www.ACARTOONIST.COM or Allergy Season Begins (cartoon) was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

White House Pressed to Protect Ailing Monarch Butterflies

The White House is sent a fresh pitch for a push to restore monarch butterfly habitat and food on public and private lands.

How to Build a Wind Turbine for $30

Renewable energy = high upfront costs… right? Yes, if you’re paying someone else to put your system together for you. Now, that seems like kind of a no-brainer for most of us: I certainly don’t feel like I know enough to build my own solar panel array or wind turbine. Show More Summary

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