VIDEO: What’s It Like to Land on an Aircraft Carrier?

Mother Jones environmental correspondent Julia Whitty had a front-row seat for the US Navy’s green transformation.

Inside the Military’s Clean-Energy Revolution

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Damn the deniers, the doubters, and the do-nothing Congress. The Pentagon is moving full green ahead.

VIDEO: Wait Until China Acts on Climate. What? They Are!?

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China is enacting a carbon tax. There goes US politicians’ best excuse to do nothing about climate change.

After Sandy, Scientists Hunt for Sewage in New York City’s Harbors

Researchers are heading out to sea for a forensic look at the storm’s impacts.

Explained in 90 Seconds: Permafrost

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This microbial feast is accelerating climate change.

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