Good Luck Going After the Pope, Climate Deniers

Pope Francis

The Heartland Institute went on a pilgrimage to Rome to offer a “prebuttal” to the Vatican’s climate summit.

Beijing’s Air: Now Slightly Less Deadly

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A new study suggests China’s tough new pollution standards might actually be working.

The BP Oil Spill Happened 5 Years Ago Today. We’re Still Paying the Price.

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The Deepwater Horizon disaster, by the numbers.

Why the GOP’s Attack on Obama’s Climate Plan Will Probably Fail

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For now, anyway.

Coal Is Dying and It’s Never Coming Back

Republicans blame Obama's regulations, but the free market is crushing coal too. Charles Bertram/ZUMA

With or without help from President Obama.

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