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October 29, 2013

The County Council Election That Could Make or Break Big Coal

Voters in rural Washington could decide the fate of millions of tons of coal exports to China.

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October 23, 2013

Three Reasons Why Germany Is Kicking Our Arsch on Solar

Most Germans want a quick transition to decentralized renewable energy.

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October 21, 2013

How Green Is Cory Booker?

Booker gets mixed reviews from greens who watched him in action as Newark’s mayor. Now, as New Jersey’s new senator, will he step up?

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October 16, 2013

How Somali Pirates Almost (but Not Quite) Halted Vital Climate Change Research

Evidence from the final research vessel to brave the treacherous waters off the coast of Africa in 2001 may have just turned the tables on the accepted scientific view of how—and how quickly—the Sahara became a desert.

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The US Sent Thousands of Sailors To Help With Fukushima Relief. Did Radiation Make Them Sick?

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Watch This Reporter Drink Purified Sewage

Inside the world’s biggest wastewater recycling facility.

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