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IKEA drops big investment on wind energy (some assembly required)

IKEA's new wind farm in Illinois will produce more power than all of its U.S. operations use, and probably won't involve allen wrenches.

Who-o-o-o? Zefrank1 Owls

Okay, so people have seen this video about owls five million times since zefrank1 published it on YouTube last July (photo: ear of an owl). Zefrank1 owls is still one of the wackiest and most fact-filled nature specials you’ll ever see. Show More Summary

No Bunk: Wendell Pierce is the greenest celeb in the game

The Wire actor opened a grocery store in a New Orleans food desert -- but that's not the only reason why he deserves your vote as the best green celeb.

Olivia Munn wants you to save elephants (and the planet) — send her mangoes

It takes an above-average green geek to be as pretty, poised, and pants-less as Olivia Munn. Vote here to send her a fruit basket.

Calling on Adrian Grenier’s entourage: Tell Grist that he’s the greenest of them all

Green eyes, greener heart: Entourage's Adrian Grenier is the most committed eco-celeb of his generation -- and he deserves a big basket of fruit for it.

Oscar, schmoscar … Jared Leto deserves a fruit basket

Jared Leto is committed to all things planetary. Vote for the anti-KXL actor now!

Mark Ruffalo Hulk-smashes fracking — so give him a fruit basket!

You'll like it when he's angry -- about fracking. Vote to show your appreciation for Mark Ruffalo.

Which green celeb should win our super-delicious fruit basket?

Only one famous eco-celeb can walk away with a sumptuous, Grist-approved bounty of organic apples, bananas, and possibly even a kiwi. Vote now!

At-risk cities hold solutions to climate change

Smart choices by cities such as Miami in planning and investment could hold the key to cutting emissions, according to the latest IPCC draft.

Will Colbert Use "The Late Show" To Save the World?

Jumping from his niche cable show on Comedy Central to a plum CBS slot will roughly triple Stephen Colbert's national television audience. So when he takes over David Letterman's late night show next year, we at Climate Desk be tracking...Show More Summary

El Niño could raise meteorological hell this year

NOAA says there's a better than 50 percent chance that a damaging El Niño will develop in the summer. Other scientists are even more confident.

These stylish fair-trade clothes support at-risk women

Unlike Forever 21, you can actually feel good about wearing things from Raven + Lily.

World Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013

New data from the Global Wind Energy Council show that wind developers built 35,000 megawatts of new generating capacity worldwide in 2013. The post World Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013 appeared first on Sustainablog.

Weather-related blackouts in U.S. doubled in 10 years

Wondering why the damned power is out again? Blame climate change and America's aging grid.

The week in GIFs: raising our eyebrows

The week's green news has us skeptical, judgmental, and just plain confused.

Salamanders are doing their best to stave off climate change

A new study indicates that woodland salamanders help keep carbon out of the atmosphere.

GMO labeling would be outlawed by new bill in Congress

Some states are moving to require foods containing GMO ingredients to be clearly marked as such. A bill in the House would shut that movement down.

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