How Beyoncé Is Saving the Planet With Her New Album

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Purchasing “Beyoncé” online instead of on CD could cut greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80 percent.

CHART: How Much Do Exxon and Google Charge Themselves for Climate Pollution?


The world’s biggest polluters know a price on carbon isn’t far off.

8 Scary Facts About Antibiotic Resistance

Drug resistant Stapholococcus aureus bacteria. CDC/Wikimedia Commons

Science writer Maryn McKenna explains why the drugs we rely on may soon stop working.

Scientists: Current International Warming Target Is “Disastrous”

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A new study dynamites a long agreed-upon climate goal.

The EPA’s Bold New Agenda


The agency’s plans for 2014 involve a hard look at fracking and new curbs on carbon-belching power plants.


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