Big Oil’s New Pitch: Fracking Means Never Having to Fear Putin

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Oil and gas companies want Washington to believe that fracking can save Ukraine from Russia. It can’t.

Obama’s Coal-Leasing Program Is Costing Taxpayers More Than $50 Billion

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The social cost of coal is huge. So why are mining leases so cheap?

White House: Delaying Climate Action Will Carry Heavy Economic Cost

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President’s economic advisers sound warning over delaying EPA power plant rules in the face of industry lobbying.

The Next Generation of GM Crops Has Arrived

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And so has the controversy.

Hardcore Capitalists Warn That Climate Change Is A Big Deal For American Businesses

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The report focuses on the devastation that climate change could cause for American businesses.

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