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Five celebrity ice bucket challenges that are easy on the eyes—and even easier on the water.
A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself ten times over with health benefits.
Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt. What can these events teach us about climate change?
Attention, Earthlings: You just went over budget.
Massachusetts is banning businesses from dumping leftovers in landfills. So what’s the best alternative?
The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is big (really big), but it represents just a fraction of them in the United States.
As climate causes a Caribbean lake to swell, farmers flee their lands—but have nowhere else to go.
Toxic algae like the kinds that fouled Toledo’s water supply and now threaten Florida are on the rise due to Big Ag and climate change. But we can learn from them, too.
The East is way chiller than the West. Like, temperature-wise.
The story of how 20th-century politicians turned Native American lands into strip mines (in order to build unsustainable cities in the desert).
The Obama administration has agreed to allow the oil and gas industry to conduct seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean. This is a terrible idea.
If the key to saving monarchs is growing more milkweed, why aren’t we walking around with pockets full of seed?
Eight graphs show us how climate change is making the world more dangerous.
A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future—or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing apart rural communities.
How one rust belt city found the key to its rebirth: bringing nature and people closer together.
A new video series that depicts Americans living on the front lines of climate change zooms in on one of our favorite vacation spots.