Mitt Romney Shifts His Position on Climate Change—Again

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He made global warming a punch line in his 2012 nomination speech. Now he says it’s a “major problem.”

Climate Hawks Are Not Impressed by Obama’s Methane Plan

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Environmental groups say the new emissions rules don’t go far enough.

Forget the Oil Industry’s Methane. Obama Should Crack Down on Cows Instead.

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The president shouldn’t have started his war on methane with the fossil fuels sector.

West Virginia Will Let Schools Teach the Truth About Climate Change After All

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State officials tried to add global warming skepticism to the curriculum. Now they’ve reversed course.

Hateful Little Cannibal Squirrels Could Help California Drought

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Farmers hate Belding’s ground squirrels. But they may be an essential piece of the state’s ecosystems.

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