Hurricane Cristina Just Set A Scary Record

Hurricane Cristina off the coast of Mexico. NASA/Wikimedia Commons

For the first time on record, the eastern Pacific basin has now had two Category 4 hurricanes before July.

Why David Brat is Completely Wrong About Climate Science

David Brat. Steve Helber/AP

At a campaign event, he repeated the myth that climate scientists used to think we’re headed into a new Ice Age.

This Is Why You Have No Business Challenging Scientific Experts

Jenny McCarthy, who once remarked that she began her autism research at the "University of Google" Scott Roth/Invision/AP

Harry Collins, a founder of the field of “science studies,” explains why we should listen to scientists on climate change, vaccines, and HIV-AIDS.

How Much Cleaner Will Obama’s Climate Rules Make Your State?

Solar power can help Arizona make big mandated cuts to its carbon intensity. Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier/AP

The dirtiest states have less aggressive goals, but that doesn’t mean their task is easier.

Live Coverage: Obama Takes His Boldest Step Ever To Fight Climate Change

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The EPA is rolling out an ambitious plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

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