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Nordic Skiing Has an Addiction to Toxic Wax

Fluorinated glide wax is being banned from elite competitions, and big brands like Swix say they’re searching for environmentally friendly alternatives. But the seductively speedy—and noxious—compounds are unlikely to loosen their grip on the sport anytime soon.

Bill Donahue
Jan 24, 2020

Good News, Even in Darkness

As we begin a critical new decade for the environment, we need to look toward the light

Heather Hansman
Jan 14, 2020