Curtain Rises on California’s Planned Carbon Market

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From big emitters to tomato tinners, over a hundred California businesses got their first taste of GHG cap-and-trade. Here’s how it works.

Record-Drought Gets Cattle Hoofin’ It

The great expansion of America took ranchers west. The drought is pushing them back east.

What the Mars Rover Can Tell Us About Climate Change

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NASA’s new rover will hunt for signs of Martian climate change, which can help shed light on Earth’s own.

Seven Climate Change Diseases To Ruin Your Monday

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Climate change is creating favorable conditions for several (unpronounceable, gross) diseases.

Photos: Despite Record Melt, Signs of Hope for Greenland Ice

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A new study uses archived aerial photographs to show rampant melting could slow soon.

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