The Slideshow That Saved the World: An Oral History of An Inconvenient Truth

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Al Gore got stuck on a scissor lift. Studio execs fell asleep at a screening. And everybody hated the title. The amazing true story of the most improbable — and important — film of our time.

Should We Respond to Climate Change Like We Did to WWII?

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The controversial theory of “climate mobilization” says we should.

Senate Republicans Want To Cut Funding For UN Climate Change Agency, Because Palestine

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Two birds, one stone.

Everything You Need to Know About Pot’s Environmental Impact

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Lots of energy. Lots of water.

Can Bernie Sanders Ride Fracking to Victory in New York?

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The Democratic presidential candidates have divergent views on the controversial natural gas drilling technique.

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