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Why White, Solar-Reflecting Paint is Greener Than a Rooftop Garden
Rooftop gardens--sometimes called green roofs--are a trendy topping for buildings, but there's a greener option.
Sierra Magazine Gets a Facelift
We've overhauled the magazine's design, stripping away extraneous elements to focus on what we do best: bring you captivating stories, photos, and illustrations.
7 Foods That Are Still Delicious (and Safe) Past Expiration
Don't fear the date. You may be wasting these stay-fresh foods.
America, You're Doing It Wrong
After the hottest year on record, the U.S. rejects two big offshore wind farms. That's not how we get out of this mess, friends.
Meet the man who's trying to get the John Muir Memorial Shelter on the National Register of Historic Places.
Solar by Southwest
How Austin is becoming a solar power mecca.
No Child Left Adrift
Lina Cataño Bedoya and Andrés Walker Uribe; Medellín, Colombia; Utopica co-founders
Yosemite on Fire
September's Meadow Fire in Yosemite National Park burned nearly 5,000 acres, closed popular hiking trails, and required dozens of people to be evacuated by helicopter from the top of Half Dome (at left).
Solar power is hot on the heels of fossil fuels.
Woe is Us
Lion(fish) and Tiger(shrimp)
Large aggressive non-native species are invading coastal waters off the Southeast U.S. The best way to fight them is with knife and fork.
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