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Beer: Saving a town from drought

Apr 15, 2014
A brewery steps in when a town's given a grave diagnosis.
Posted In: beer, California drought 2014
A boy walks along a seaweed farm

Global warming: 15 years to change things...

Apr 14, 2014
...or else, says The U.N.’s climate panel.

Don't expect greenhouse gas emissions to change

Apr 14, 2014
Al Gore warned us. Did we listen? A little.
Posted In: greenhouse gases
Burns And Tester Square Off In Montana Senate Race

Wal-Mart: Everday low (organic?) prices

Apr 11, 2014
Wal-Mart is challenging stores like Whole Foods with a new line of cheaper organic foods.
Posted In: organics

When the coal layoffs trickle down

Apr 11, 2014
Coal communities in eastern Kentucky have been reeling from the effects of a relentless wave of mining layoffs.
Posted In: coal, layoffs, coal mining
Miner's strike

An English village, 30 years after its mine closed

Apr 8, 2014
Brampton lost its coal mine 30 years ago, despite a year-long miner's strike. What's there now?
Posted In: coal, Britain
Laid-off miners Jeff Combs and Ryan Trent in Hazard, Kentucky.

Coal country starts to ask 'What's after coal?'

Apr 7, 2014
In eastern Kentucky, coal mines are closing, putting thousands out of work.
Posted In: coal, Appalachian Trail
Coal mining

In Kentucky, who's to blame for coal's decline?

Apr 7, 2014
The main problem is that Kentucky coal is played out and expensive to mine.
Posted In: coal, Eastern Kentucky

Filling up the landfill, one coffee pod at a time

Apr 1, 2014
Single-serve coffee makers like the Keurig machine are wasteful.
Posted In: coffee, Keurig, K-Cups

Why adapting to climate change is so difficult

Mar 31, 2014
The U.N. climate group has moved forward, not just warning of climate change -- because it’s here. What are the barriers to investing in "adaptation"?
Posted In: global climate change, U.N., adaptation

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