Feds: Exxon Ignored Safety Risks in Lead-up to 210,000 Gallon Oil Spill


Regulators proposed a $2.66 million fine for Exxon, saying the company could have prevented the crude oil spill that hit an Arkansas neighborhood this March.

Coal Summit in Warsaw Confronted by Climate Activists – and Science


The Polish government’s decision to host an event promoting the coal industry  during the UN talks is facing a backlash.

Australia Slides Down to Bottom on Climate Change Performance Index


Country’s growing greenhouse gas emissions draw criticism of ‘anti-climate’ influence at UN climate talks in Warsaw

The Supertyphoon and the Warming Globe

Fragile Oasis/Flickr

Did climate change turn Haiyan into a monster?

How Online Mapmakers Are Helping the Red Cross Save Lives in the Philippines

EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection/Flickr

Volunteers across the world are building the digital infrastructure for the organization’s Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts.


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