The Answer to Our Fuel Woes Might Be Monster Sweet Potatoes

CAREnegy

Forget corn.

Australasia Has Hottest 60 Years in a Millennium, Scientists Find

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Study of tree rings, corals and ice cores finds unnatural spike in temperatures that lines up with man-made climate change.

After Greenpeace Protests, Apple Promises to Dump Coal Power

Greenpeace landed a giant iPod at Apple HQ on Tuesday to protest Apple's use of coal power. Photo: Greenpeace

Apple is cleaning up its energy act.

Last 12 Months Hottest in Recorded US History

NOAA/NCDC

Yep: all 12 months, in all 50 states.

Your Heart on Air Pollution: An Olympic Case Study

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China’s radical blue-sky measures during the 2008 Olympics actually improved Beijingers’ cardiovascular health — if only for a few weeks.

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