How Climate Change Worsened Violence in Syria

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International security experts explain how low rainfall can evolve into violent conflict.

Can This Contraption Make Fracking Greener?

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A California company says its new tool can help plug methane leaks. But the proof will be in the fracked pudding.

This Cheat Sheet Will Make You Win Every Climate Argument

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Ever find yourself around the dinner table at a loss for good climate arguments? Follow the flowchart!

TIMELINE: Shell’s Year of Arctic Screwups

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Shell’s maiden drilling voyage in the Arctic hit a year’s worth of rough seas.

VIDEO: On the Ground at the BP Gulf Oil Spill Hearings

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More than $17 billion is at stake as the civil trial against BP opens in New Orleans.

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