Is a Game of Thrones Winter Coming?

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Frozen sheep, slowing jet streams, record snowfalls—all signs, climate scientists say, of a stark new reality.

Frackers Are Losing $1.5 Billion Yearly to Leaks

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Leaky pipes are the “super low-hanging fruit” of climate change.

CHART: Withering Drought Still Plaguing Half of America

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New figures released Thursday show large swathes of the US remain in the grip of drought, with worse to come.

The Drought Is Drying Up All Our Ethanol

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After getting slammed last summer, ethanol producers are hoping to catch a break—but their fate is far from settled.

Keystone XL: The Science, Stakes, and Strategy Behind the Fight Over the Tar Sands Pipeline

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Join us for a Climate Desk Live event focused on Keystone XL.

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