Pentagon: We Could Soon Be Fighting Climate Wars

The submarine USS Annapolis breaks through three feet of ice in the Arctic Ocean during an exercise in 2009. A report today from the Pentagon calls for an increased US military presence in the Arctic. Petty Officer 1st Class Tiffini M. Jones/Navy Visual News Service/AP

New report signals an “evolution” in Pentagon’s approach to climate change.

Walmart Is the Biggest Corporate Solar User. Why Are Its Owners Funding Groups That Oppose Solar?

Solar panels adorn the roof of a Walmart store in Arizona. Walmart/Flickr

The Waltons have given $4.5 million to anti-clean-energy groups over the last four years.

Half of All Summers Will Soon Be Boiling Hot for Hundreds of Millions of People

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A new study finds climate change has caused a 60-fold increase in the likelihood of extreme temperatures in eastern China since the early 1950s.

These 10 Countries Have Pledged $2.3 Billion to Fight Climate Change. The US Isn’t One of Them.

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Contributions to the Green Climate Fund have been slow and low.

Will Climate Change Make Men Extinct?

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A Japanese study links increasing temperature extremes to a declining proportion of male newborns.

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