Japan Wants You to Believe That These Coal Plants Will Help the Environment

The construction site of a Japanese-financed coal plant in Kudgi, India Aijaz Rahi/AP

WTF is “climate finance”?

Should Your State Be Able to Ignore the Nation’s Most Important Pollution Law?

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Republicans think so.

Are Solar-Powered Homes Jacking Up Everyone Else’s Electric Bills?

Illustration by Mr. Biscuit

Solar power is cheaper than ever—but utilities are trying to discourage people from using it.

We Could Stop Global Warming With This Fix—But It’s Probably a Terrible Idea

Mount Pinatubo erupting in 1991 Bullit Marquez/AP

Ken Caldeira on geoengineering.

This Major Newspaper Just Declared War on Fossil Fuels

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Inside the Guardian’s decision to embrace climate activism.

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