The Basics of Inmates’ R...

Nov 13, 2018 by

Contrary to popular belief, people serving their sentences in jails aren’t entirely without any rights.

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The Left Lung of the Planet &#...

Nov 10, 2018 by

Africa’s Congo Basin is home to the second-largest rainforest on the planet. But according to a new study, this may soon not be the case. It finds that at current rates of deforestation, all primary forest will be gone by the end of the century.

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Scientists Develop Liquid That...

Nov 9, 2018 by

Scientist have made another step towards scaling the energy system that can store solar power for long periods.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s War on...

Nov 9, 2018 by

The former California governor helped support multiple ballot measures this year that will change how legislative districts are drawn. He already has his eye on more reforms in 2020.

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Court Orders Moratorium on Off...

Nov 9, 2018 by

A federal court today ordered the Trump administration to stop issuing permits for offshore fracking in federal waters off the California coast.

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Keystone XL pipeline: judge ru...

Nov 9, 2018 by

District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing ahead

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The growth of yoga and meditat...

Nov 8, 2018 by

The number of Americans who meditate has tripled. Yoga is up 55 percent.

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‘Black girl magic’...

Nov 8, 2018 by

Victories mark unprecedented level of success for black female judicial candidates in Harris county, which includes Houston

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Three take-aways from the R...

Nov 8, 2018 by

Who won? It depends on which of these results you think is most important and how national politics plays out in months and years ahead.

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Galactic collision ripples acr...

Nov 8, 2018 by

Looking up at the heavens from below, it can be easy to think of the universe as a fixed constellation of stars. But, as a new study illustrates this week, the cosmos is ever changing – as is our understanding.

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Up Against Big Oil in the Midt...

Nov 8, 2018 by

The election produced some wins for the climate, but also underscored the power of the fossil fuel industry.

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Muslim women, Native Americans...

Nov 7, 2018 by

Voters in the 2018 midterms chose to elect candidates who look, worship, and love like them.

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Science Returns to the House

Nov 7, 2018 by

The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology may finally live up to its name.

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Big Oil and Gas Are Spending T...

Nov 6, 2018 by

The campaigns against ballot measures in three states have amassed $81 million.

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The Green New Deal: How to fix...

Nov 6, 2018 by

We’ve all heard the excuse that fighting climate change will cost jobs.

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Joseph Stiglitz: ‘Americ...

Nov 5, 2018 by

[Translate] Interview   Gareth Hutchens In the lead-up to his Australian visit, the renowned economist warns of the triple threat of...

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Pentagon socialism

Nov 2, 2018 by

Militarizing the economy in the name of defense.

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Don’t compare the US surviving...

Nov 2, 2018 by

It is tempting to find reassurance in the comparison: America survived the turmoil, division and bloodshed of 1968. I find no basis for such solace.

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Natural Methods for Easing You...

Nov 2, 2018 by

Back pain can be a serious problem that causes debilitating and intrusive pain.

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New UN Report Warns of Impendi...

Nov 2, 2018 by

One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds. Much of the damage inflicted on land is quite invisible to laymen.

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The Democrats’ Next Job: Bury ...

Nov 2, 2018 by

Voters don’t like Republican policies, but conservatives win by spinning a good story about economics. Liberals need to do the same.

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The Role Harassment Plays in C...

Nov 2, 2018 by

Many of the same patterns have appeared when extremists attack other targets.

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NASA Finds Amazon Drought Leav...

Nov 1, 2018 by

A single season of drought in the Amazon rainforest can reduce the forest’s carbon dioxide absorption for years after the rains return, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.

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Vote like the world depends on...

Nov 1, 2018 by

The few hundred families still a thousand miles away from the US border are absolutely no cause for alarm. The tens of millions who will be forced from their homes by climate change definitely are.

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Why the Google Walkout Should ...

Nov 1, 2018 by

Thousands of employees are protesting how the company has dealt with sexual harassment—the latest example of tech workers embracing activism.

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Major Study Finds ‘Some Eviden...

Nov 1, 2018 by

But the results apply only to male rats and involve radio frequencies long out of routine use.

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UN Says Climate Genocide Is Co...

Nov 1, 2018 by

Life after warming, you now have permission to freak out.

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James Hansen’s Views On Climat...

Oct 31, 2018 by

Two weeks of being in a bubble of climate talks felt like time had stopped, with nothing else on my mind but the COP even days after.

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What Frankenstein’s Monster Re...

Oct 31, 2018 by

Mary Shelley’s great novel is about the failure to recognize the humanity of those who don’t resemble us.

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Worry Wards

Oct 31, 2018 by

How might environmental anxiety impact the midterm elections? Grist looked at the nation’s most competitive House races.

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