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George Soros
August 28, 2015

Climate Philanthropist George Soros Invests Millions in Coal

The billionaire has previously funded renewable energy and low-carbon initiatives and has called coal a “lethal bullet” for climate change.

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Protesters block demolition equipment from entering a portion of the B.W. Cooper public housing complex in New Orleans in December 2007. Alex Brandon/AP
August 28, 2015

After Hurricane Katrina, Poor Black Women Were Largely Ignored, Study Says

Ten years later, some women say they feel like they were better off before the storm.

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NOAA/Wikimedia Commons
August 27, 2015

No One Is Ready for the Next Katrina

Climate change is making catastrophic floods more likely, and US politicians are doing little to prepare.

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This coal-fired power plant in Indiana is owned by Duke Energy, which has the biggest carbon footprint of any power company in the country. Duke Energy/Flickr
July 14, 2015

America’s Dirtiest Power Companies, Ranked

A new report says carbon pollution from the power sector is declining, but not fast enough.

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Jeremy Kerr/Science
July 10, 2015

Here’s Why All the Bees Are Dying

Bees are essential for life as we know it, but we’re wiping them out.

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Julie Jacobson/AP
July 8, 2015

Solar Power Is Mostly for the Affluent. Here’s Obama’s Plan to Spread the Wealth Around.

Low-income households account for less than 5 percent of rooftop solar power.

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Susan Walsh/AP
June 18, 2015

We Asked Climate Deniers What They Think of the Pope. Here’s What They Said.

Pope Francis is calling for action on global warming, and skeptics like James Inhofe aren’t happy.

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