This Town Was Almost Swallowed by a Coal Mine

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Despite its success with renewable energy, Germany is still struggling to kick its dirtiest habit.

Germany’s Key to Clean Energy Is…This Coal Mine?

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A German engineer wants to turn an old mine, half a mile underground, into a giant battery.

Watch Live: Darren Aronofsky Discusses “Noah” and Climate Change

Two views of what "dominion" means in the Book of Genesis: Noah's (Russell Crowe), and that of Tubal-Cain (Ray Winstone). Niko Tavernise/Paramount Pictures

Aronofsky’s “Noah” embraces a brand of faith-based environmentalism that’s increasingly popular with young religious believers.

Jared Diamond: We Could Be Living in a New Stone Age by 2114

Jared Diamond.

The Pulitzer-winning author explains why he adapted his classic book “The Third Chimpanzee” for kids: because we need them to fix our mistakes.

WATCH: Is This Man the Greenest Governor in America?

Jay Inslee

If Jay Inslee succeeds in his ambitious climate and energy goals, the impacts will extend far beyond Washington state. (Image: Joe Mabel/Wikimedia Commons)

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