Scientists: Current International Warming Target Is “Disastrous”

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A new study dynamites a long agreed-upon climate goal.

The EPA’s Bold New Agenda

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The agency’s plans for 2014 involve a hard look at fracking and new curbs on carbon-belching power plants.

Why Climate Change Skeptics and Evolution Deniers Joined Forces

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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

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

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