Obama Just Vetoed the GOP’s Keystone Bill

Alex Wong/ZUMA

“Without drama or fanfare or delay,” the White House said.

How Screwed Are Your State’s Oysters?

An oyster farm in California. Josh Edelson/ZUMA

A new map pinpoints when ocean acidification will become a big problem near you.

How Coal-Loving States Are Waging War on Obama’s New Climate Rules

Obama's climate plan calls for power plants in Virginia like this to be closed or renovated. Ed Lallo/ZUMA

ALEC is helping local lawmakers fight the Clean Power Plan.

There’s a Horrifying Amount of Plastic in the Ocean. This Chart Shows Who’s to Blame.

NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center/AP

The US isn’t as bad as you’d think…

Trains Hauling Crude Oil Across North America Just Keep Exploding


More evacuations, fireballs, and oil spills.


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