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.

What’s Wrong With the Science of “Interstellar”?

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Astrobiologist David Grinspoon schools Hollywood.

Here Comes the Sun: America’s Solar Boom, in Charts

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It’s been a bit player, but solar power is about to shine.

Meet the Senate’s New Climate Denial Caucus


Their views range from tepid acceptance of the science to flat-out rejection.

The Climate Lost Big-Time in Tuesday’s Election

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Climate deniers are officially in charge of Congress, and other bad news.


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