CHART: How Much Do Exxon and Google Charge Themselves for Climate Pollution?


The world’s biggest polluters know a price on carbon isn’t far off.

8 Scary Facts About Antibiotic Resistance

Drug resistant Stapholococcus aureus bacteria. CDC/Wikimedia Commons

Science writer Maryn McKenna explains why the drugs we rely on may soon stop working.

Scientists: Current International Warming Target Is “Disastrous”

EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection/Flickr

A new study dynamites a long agreed-upon climate goal.

The EPA’s Bold New Agenda


The agency’s plans for 2014 involve a hard look at fracking and new curbs on carbon-belching power plants.

Why Climate Change Skeptics and Evolution Deniers Joined Forces


New research offers some fascinating clues.


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