This Is Mike Huckabee’s Brain on Ethanol

Charlie Neibergall/AP

The GOP hopeful just can’t seem to make up his mind on whether biofuels are good or bad.

California Has the Country’s Most Ambitious Climate Goals. Will They Go Up in Smoke?

Deforestation caused by wildfires, development, and agriculture could be a major source of carbon emissions in California. Mark Rightmire/ZUMA

The case for saving trees.

We’re in the Process of Decimating 1 in 6 Species on Earth

A wood frog lays eggs on a pond surface. Many frogs like this are breeding earlier in the spring because of climate change. Mark Urban

The extinction rate is rising rapidly, a new study finds. And climate change is to blame.

California’s Fire Season Is Shaping Up to Be a “Disaster”

Firefighters battled a pair of brush fires in Granada Hills, Calif., on Monday. David Crane/AP

It’s already looking bad, and it’s going to get worse.

How the Fukushima Disaster Crippled Japan’s Climate Plans

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2013. Japan Pool/ZUMA

Japan’s climate strategy is broken. Can President Obama help fix it?

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