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Why Ridesharing Is a Way Bigger Deal for Suburban Seniors Than Urban Millennials

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Peer-to-peer ride companies like Lyft and UberX can expand limited transportation options for the elderly.

Why conservatives are trying to strangle solar energy

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
This is about protecting the profits of Big Carbon barons

Tired of milking your cow? There’s a robot for that

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4 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Milking robots could be the next big thing in dairy.

Oregon tells rail companies to keep oil deliveries secret

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4 mentions12 hours ago 12 hours ago
A newspaper won the right to see reports about trains carrying crude. So state officials told rail companies to stop sending in the reports.

Corn waste-based ethanol could be worse for the climate than gasoline

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4 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Cellulosic ethanol was supposed to be a climate savior, but a new study casts doubt on that assumption.

Vermont will label genetically engineered food

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
The state's rule -- the first in the nation -- faces likely challenges in court, and could be overridden by a federal law.

Mwahaha! Thief who stole electric bike calls owner for help recharging it

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2 mentions9 hours ago 9 hours ago
If your $4,200 electric bike gets stolen, this is pretty much the best outcome you could hope for.

This killer video explains climate change with Tetris

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4 mentions17 hours ago 17 hours ago
If you’re having a hard time wrapping your head around climate change -- or need a way to break it down for your nephew -- take three minutes for this video.

Sword & Plough upcycles military fabric into sleek bags

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2 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
The company hires veterans to turn old military fabric into nature-toned bags.

The Greenest Way to Raise a Glass? This Wine Comes in a Paper Bottle

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3 mentions5 hours ago 5 hours ago
The Paper Boy package is unbreakable, 80 percent lighter than glass, and fully recyclable.

You Will Eat Your Peas Now as Big Food Binges on Protein

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2 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Deep inside the General Mills Inc. research lab in Golden Valley, Minnesota, food technician Faith Perry mixes up the company’s new Larabar with a special ingredient that’s several thousand years old.

Overfishing has wiped out 96 percent of Pacific bluefin tuna

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The Pacific bluefin tuna has fallen to historically low levels in recent years — a victim of heavy fishing and Japan's boundless appetite for sushi.

If oil spills in the Arctic and no one is around to clean it up, does it just stay there?

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4 mentions9 hours ago 9 hours ago
A new report is yet another reminder of why oil companies should be kept out of the thawing Arctic.

This app lets you narc on wasted energy

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
If energy waste angers you, new app LightsOut will help you channel your annoyance.

$3 million verdict for 'first fracking trial'

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6 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
A jury awarded $3 million to a Texas family whose property was destroyed by fracking.

Turkey’s nutty green idea for heating its eco-city? Pistachios

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The heat for Turkey's new eco-city has gotta come from somewhere, so why not from nature’s snack wrapper?

Wyoming doesn’t want its kids to learn about climate change

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
It's the first state in the nation to reject new national science education standards. And it happens to be the biggest coal-producing state too.

Google wants to bring you affordable solar panels (again)

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3 mentions2 hours ago 2 hours ago
The big G is teaming up with SunPower to buy solar panel systems, which the companies will lease to homeowners for cheap. Rad!

New Fridge? Does Efficiency Outweigh Energy to Make It?

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3 mentions6 hours ago 6 hours ago
Does energy efficiency outweigh the energy needed to make the appliance?

Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.

Apple announces big clean energy progress

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The tech company claims that 94 percent of its corporate facilities are now powered by renewable energy.

This artist builds coral reefs by hand

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3 mentions14 hours ago 14 hours ago
Courtney Mattison used her marine biology background to build giant, ceramic art installations that highlight the beauty and fragility of reefs as climate change takes its toll.

How to use the Bible to save the planet

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" embraces a brand of faith-based environmentalism that's increasingly popular with young religious believers. Join us for a live conversation with Aronofsky at 3 p.m. EDT.

What We Talk About When We Talk About GMOs

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Vermont is poised to pass a GMO labeling bill before the end of the session. The labeling issue is framed as a right to know what's in our food. But that's

Grist Fellowship Program

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26 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Want to grow as a journalist while absorbing a universe of green knowledge? Apply for the Grist Fellowship Program. We are an independent nonprofit media organization that shapes the country’s envi...