How Screwed Are Your State’s Oysters?

An oyster farm in California. Josh Edelson/ZUMA

A new map pinpoints when ocean acidification will become a big problem near you.

There’s a Horrifying Amount of Plastic in the Ocean. This Chart Shows Who’s to Blame.

NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center/AP

The US isn’t as bad as you’d think…

Scientists Are Pretty Terrified About These Last-Minute Fixes to Global Warming

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The most comprehensive study to date on geoengineering says we probably shouldn’t do it—at least not yet.

Are Solar Companies Ripping You Off?

Solar panels on the roof of a house in Apache Junction, Arizona. Darryl Webb/AP

Members of Congress and a big utility are teaming up to raise that question. But experts think their concerns are overblown.

Scientists Just Found a Way to Make GMOs Much Safer

Warning signs on the door to a Monsanto lab for GMO corn. Renee C. Byer/ZUMA

Biotech researchers think they’ve found a way to keep modified genes from escaping into other organisms.

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