Curtain Rises on California’s Planned Carbon Market


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


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


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

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


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


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