VIDEO: Hiking the 1,700-Mile Keystone Pipeline “Trail”

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Ken Ilgunas wanted to learn more about the controversial pipeline. So he strapped on a pair of hiking boots and hit the trail.

A Hidden Climate Win in the Fiscal Deal

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The wind industry survived the fiscal cliff. But it ain’t out of the woods yet.

VIDEO: Drought, Floods, and One Giant Storm: The Year in Climate Insanity

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Climate Desk looks back at the hottest year on record.

Will Colleges Kick Coal Out of Their Stockings?

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Students across the country are calling for colleges to divest from fossil fuels. But will the schools listen?

Mississippi River Faces Shipping Freeze As Water Levels Drop

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Navigation has become treacherous as the worst US drought in half a century brings water levels close to record lows.

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