Australia’s Record-Breaking Hottest Summer


January was the hottest month since records began in 1910 – it’s getting hotter, and extreme heat is happening more often.

The Next Big Thing in Energy: Decentralization

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Keep your eyes out for the democratization of power in 2013.

Why the Fracking Boom May Actually be an Economic Bubble


It might be too soon to put all our eggs in the fracking basket.

Yikes! Without Top Predators, CO2 Emissions Skyrocket

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Wolves and bears do a lot more than hunt.

Are Oysters Doomed?


Don’t believe in climate change? Talk to a clam digger.

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