Science Says This Centuries-Old Discovery Will Save the Planet

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The case for electrifying everything.

Bill Nye Just Told Us Exactly What He Thinks of the Republican Candidates

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The Science Guy on climate change, Congress, and Ted Cruz.

For Once, Something Genuinely Good for the Earth Is Happening on Earth Day

This image from the 1968 Apollo 8 mission helped inspire the first Earth Day. NASA

World leaders are in New York City to sign the first global agreement on climate change.

Here’s the Amazing Science Behind Inky the Octopus’ Daring Escape

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Man, octopuses are smart.

Clinton and Sanders Want to Restrict Fracking. Will That Make Global Warming Worse?

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Less natural gas could mean a lot more coal.

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