Meet the Computer Geek Who Took on Ken Cuccinelli—and Won

Climate scientist Michael Mann speaks alongside Terry McAuliffe at a campaign event in Virginia. McAuliffe campaign

Michael Mann didn’t come to politics. Politics came to him.

Watch the World’s Forests Disappear on Google Earth

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888,000 square miles of forest disappeared in the last decade. New maps show where.

Philippines Faces “Nightmare” Recovery in Haiyan’s Wake

Marines carry an injured Filipino woman on a stretcher for medical attention, assisted by a Philippine Air Force airman at Vilamore Air Base, Manila. Caleb Hoover/U.S. Marines/ZUMAPRESS.com

Bodies are piling up and camps for survivors are in chaos as relief workers struggle to get help where its needed.

MAP: Is Your State Ready for Climate Disasters?

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Most states’ disaster plans don’t account for global warming.

Look What’s Slowing Down Global Warming

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It’s us! Turns out temperatures would be higher if not for a 1987 pact to slash CFCs.

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