5 Charts That Explain 2014′s Record-Smashing Heat


The Earth keeps getting warmer, and we’re to blame.

72 Percent of Republican Senators Are Climate Deniers

James Inhofe

These are the people who make our laws.

BREAKING: President Obama Will Veto Congress’ Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

But the battle isn’t over yet.

We Finally Found a GOP Congressman Who Believes in Science. Too Bad He’s a Felon.


Michael Grimm pleaded guilty to tax evasion.

The Pope Thinks Climate Change Is a Major Threat. So Do American Catholics.


Most Catholics say global warming is a “crisis” or a “major problem.”


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