Map: Oysters, Reefs, and Swamps Protect Billions’ Worth of Real Estate—For Free

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Without natural barriers, twice as much US coastline will be highly exposed to climate risks.

Why Climate Change Has Darwin Down for the Count

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Birds, reptiles, amphibians, and many other animals may not be able to adapt to rising temperatures.

Confirmed: Fracking Triggers Quakes and Seismic Chaos

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A new study in Science links tremors near Midwest injection sites with huge quakes thousands of miles away.

A Scientific Storm is Brewing Over the Hurricane-Climate Connection

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Echoes of 2005′s scientific dispute—and its devastating hurricane season.

Here Comes the Son: Barry Goldwater Jr. Fights for Solar Power in Arizona

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A fight over net-metering policy in the Grand Canyon State reveals some rifts among conservatives.

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