These Stunning Photos Show China’s Daily Onslaught of Toxic Smog

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This Beijing man uploaded one photo every day. The results are terrifying.

BREAKING: The Senate Just Voted Not to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is rounding up support for a Senate vote tomorrow on the Keystone XL pipeline. James Berglie/ZUMA

Republicans have vowed to try again next year when they control the Senate. 

The US Will See 50 Percent More Lightning Strikes, Thanks to Global Warming

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Plus an awesome video showing every lightning strike in America in a year.

Obama’s Deal With China Is a Big Win for Solar, Nuclear, and Clean Coal

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We could soon see an armistice in the solar trade war.

The US and China Just Announced a Huge Deal on Climate—and It’s a Game Changer

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The surprise agreement aims to double the pace of carbon pollution reduction in the United States.

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