World Leaders Have Failed to Seriously Confront Climate Change. Could That Change Next Week?

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Heads of state will get to work on a new global warming agreement.

A Massive Hurricane Just Slammed Into Cabo

Tourists in a shelter at a Los Cabos resort. Victor R. Caviano/AP

Hurricane Odile is the strongest storm on record to hit the resort town…and just the latest monster storm from the Eastern Pacific this year.

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.

John Tesvich slices open oysters on the deck of his boat, the "Croatian Pride". Tim McDonnell/Climate Desk

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

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