The First—And Last—Hearing on Keystone XL Environmental Impact

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In Nebraska, a colorful cast of characters turn out to oppose the massive oil pipeline project.

How Science Can Predict Where You Stand on Keystone XL

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Want to make sense of the feud between pipeline activists and “hippie-punching” moderates? Talk to the researchers.

CHARTS: ‘Messy’ US Climate Policy is Kinda Working

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Even without a plan, new data shows the country making some climate gains.

How Thatcher Made the Conservative Case for Climate Action

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In her later years, Margaret Thatcher tried to water down her climate legacy, but as prime minister, she rallied the world behind global action.

CHART: How Climate Change and Your Wine Habit Threaten Endangered Pandas

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Global warming is shifting wine country straight onto sensitive habitats.

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