Now Congressional Republicans Are Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) has led an unprecedented investigation into the scientific operations of the National Science Foundation. Drew Angerer/AP

An unprecedented investigation of National Science Foundation grants is targeting climate science.

Pentagon: We Could Soon Be Fighting Climate Wars

The submarine USS Annapolis breaks through three feet of ice in the Arctic Ocean during an exercise in 2009. A report today from the Pentagon calls for an increased US military presence in the Arctic. Petty Officer 1st Class Tiffini M. Jones/Navy Visual News Service/AP

New report signals an “evolution” in Pentagon’s approach to climate change.

Walmart Is the Biggest Corporate Solar User. Why Are Its Owners Funding Groups That Oppose Solar?

The Waltons have given $4.5 million to anti-clean-energy groups over the last four years.

Half of All Summers Will Soon Be Boiling Hot for Hundreds of Millions of People

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A new study finds climate change has caused a 60-fold increase in the likelihood of extreme temperatures in eastern China since the early 1950s.

These 10 Countries Have Pledged $2.3 Billion to Fight Climate Change. The US Isn’t One of Them.

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Contributions to the Green Climate Fund have been slow and low.

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