Solar Power Is Mostly for the Affluent. Here’s Obama’s Plan to Spread the Wealth Around.

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Low-income households account for less than 5 percent of rooftop solar power.

We Asked Climate Deniers What They Think of the Pope. Here’s What They Said.

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Pope Francis is calling for action on global warming, and skeptics like James Inhofe aren’t happy.

13 Tweets That Definitively Prove That Donald Trump Is Not a Scientist

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The reality-TV star has a long history of firing the facts.

Think the Climate Debate Is Settled? Jeb Bush Says You’re “Arrogant”

Charlie Neibergall/AP

You’ll be shocked to learn that the former Florida governor is “not a scientist.”

Exclusive: The CIA Is Shuttering a Secretive Climate Research Program

Polar bears approach the submarine USS Honolulu near the North Pole. US Navy Photo By Chief Yeoman/ZUMA

Scientists used the Medea program to study how global warming could worsen conflict. Now that project has come to an end.


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