Here’s the Amazing Science Behind Inky the Octopus’ Daring Escape


Man, octopuses are smart.

Clinton and Sanders Want to Restrict Fracking. Will That Make Global Warming Worse?

Rig: Tom Grundy/Shutterstock; Sanders: Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock; Clinton: JStone/Shutterstock

Less natural gas could mean a lot more coal.

Are Big Power Companies Pulling a Fast One on Florida Voters?


Utilities are backing a ballot measure they claim is pro-solar. Environmentalists say it’s anything but.

This GOP Congressman’s Crusade Against Scientists Just Got Even More Insane


This is looking more and more like a wild goose chase.

The US Is Dumping an Insane Amount of Methane Into the Air

Porter Ranch, Calif., site of a massive methane leak that was finally plugged this month. Elijah Hurwitz/ZUMA

The problem is way worse than we thought.

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