Why Climate Change Skeptics and Evolution Deniers Joined Forces


New research offers some fascinating clues.

4 Climate Policies We’re Thankful For

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There isn’t much good news to report about the environment these days. But here are a few developments for which we can give thanks.

How the Simpsons Have Secretly Been Teaching You Math

America’s favorite dysfunctional family of math geniuses? Fox

Science author Simon Singh reveals the highly nerdy layer beneath the longest-running sitcom on TV.

Explained in 90 Seconds: Breaking the Carbon Budget

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To avoid catastrophic climate change impacts, 37 percent of fossil fuels held by publicly listed companies should stay buried.

3 Countries That Are Bailing on Climate Action


Japan isn’t the only country walking away from climate promises.


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