2014 Was the Year We Finally Started to Do Something About Climate Change


A year of extreme weather, climate denial, and some hope.

This Is the Stupidest Anti-Science Bullshit of 2014

James Inhofe

A catalogue of shame.

A Tiny Island. Millions of Crabs. Terrifyingly Awesome Photos


But climate change could disrupt their spectacular annual migration.

New Study: California’s Epic Drought Probably Wasn’t Caused by Climate Change

Thanks to an ongoing severe drought, water levels are extremely low at southern California's Lake Piru. Ringo Chiu/ZUMA

But rising temperatures might be making it worse.

The Freedom Tower Was Supposed to Be the Greenest Building in America. So What Went Wrong?


The site’s developers may have sacrificed a core part of its green plans.

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