This Man Wrote Hundreds of Letters Warning Politicians Not to Lie. It Worked.

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Political scientist Brendan Nyhan explains why fact-checking keeps candidates honest…sometimes.

How Hillary Clinton’s State Department Sold Fracking to the World

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A trove of secret documents details the US government’s global push for shale gas.

The Gulf Is Still So Far From Recovering. Just Ask This Oyster Farmer.

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Gulf coast ecosystems were supposed to rebound after the BP oil spill. They haven’t.

This Legendary Accounting Firm Just Ran the Numbers on Climate Change

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We’re 20 years away from catastrophe, says PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Why Coal Is (Still) Worse Than Fracking and Cow Burps

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Geoscientist Raymond Pierrehumbert argues that carbon dioxide is always worse than shorter-lived pollutants like methane.

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