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Chile Producing So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving Electricity Away for Free

Thanks to Chile’s major investments in renewables, the Latin American country is seeing an incredible solar boom.

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Leonardo DiCaprio: ‘Do Not Wait Another Day’ to Move to 100% Renewable Energy

Leonardo DiCaprio delivered a powerful speech Friday at the Climate Summit for Local Leaders at City Hall in Paris, a side event of COP21. The event was hosted by Mayor Anne Hidalgo of Paris and former mayor of New York City and the United Nations secretary general’s special envoy for cities and climate change Michael R. Bloomberg. Mayors from Los Angeles, Berlin, Madrid, Johannesburg and other major cities around the world gathered to discuss their role in mitigating climate change.

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Why I am a Pegan - or Paleo-Vegan - and Why You Should Be Too

As a doctor, it is my job to figure out the best way to keep my patients healthy. We now know that food is medicine, perhaps the most powerful drug on the planet with the power to cause or cure most disease. If food is more than just calories, if food is information that controls every aspect of our biology and health, then I better know what to advise people to prevent, treat and even reverse chronic disease. 

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Insane: Fracking Company Teams Up with Komen Foundation to 'End Breast Cancer Forever'

What do you get when you cross a breast cancer charity with a frack job?

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Is a Tiny House Right for You?

This story first appeared on EcoWatch.

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How Much Carbon Do Your State’s Coal Plants Emit?

While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has a goal of decreasing carbon emissions by 30 percent—compared to 2005 levels—by 2030, states will be given the flexibility to devise their own plans.

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