How the Fukushima Disaster Crippled Japan’s Climate Plans

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2013. Japan Pool/ZUMA

Japan’s climate strategy is broken. Can President Obama help fix it?

There’s a Fight Brewing Over Who Profits From Solar Power

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And it’s coming to your roof.

Good Luck Going After the Pope, Climate Deniers

Pope Francis

The Heartland Institute went on a pilgrimage to Rome to offer a “prebuttal” to the Vatican’s climate summit.

Beijing’s Air: Now Slightly Less Deadly


A new study suggests China’s tough new pollution standards might actually be working.

The BP Oil Spill Happened 5 Years Ago Today. We’re Still Paying the Price.

US Coast Guard/ZUMA

The Deepwater Horizon disaster, by the numbers.


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