Cherry Blossoms in February?


Global warming is pushing the annual celebration earlier and earlier.

Obama Debuts New Energy Theme: Past vs. Future


David Roberts on the president’s new energy policy rhetoric.

Tides of March


If you’re not worried about rising sea levels, you should be.

How Green is the Cloud?


A new report suggests moving to the cloud cuts IT costs and saves energy.

China Irrigation System Responsible for Rising Emissions, Research Shows

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New study highlights energy and climate costs of watering crops in drought-plagued northern China.


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