Tom Selleck Cast as Villain of California Drought in Lawsuit Alleging Water Theft

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Actor who has made career playing virtuous characters accused in lawsuit of delivering water to 60-acre ranch in defiance of cease-and-desist orders.

Pope Francis Calls for Urgent Action to Fight Climate Change

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“We need a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet.”

He May Be Pope, But That Doesn’t Mean He Can Stop Climate Change

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Liberals should think twice before wishing that American Catholics would take their political cues from the pope.

Pope Francis: Humans Are Turning the Earth Into an “Immense Pile of Filth”

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An excerpt from the pope’s encyclical on climate change, the environment and inequality.

Want To Get Rich? Become a Water Lawyer in California

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California regulators are finally trying to fix the state’s insane water rights system. So now they’re going to get sued.

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