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.

The Science Behind Ethiopia’s Hunger Crisis

Ethiopians in the rural Ziway Dugda district await distribution of emergency food aid in January. Mulugeta Ayene/AP

The country’s last mega-droughts killed hundreds of thousands. Could the same thing happen again?

Good News: China’s Greenhouse Emissions Might Already Have Peaked


The world’s biggest emitter is on track to meet its Paris pledge early.

Here’s What Super Tuesday Voters Think About Climate Change

Super Tuesday voters at Sherrod Elementary School in Arlington, Texas. LM Otero/AP


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