Is Keystone XL a Distraction From More Important Climate Fights?

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Scientists wade into the fray.

Tesla Motors Earns $26 Million in the 2nd Quarter—Thanks to the Government

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Charts: Without subsidies, Elon Musk’s electric-car startup wouldn’t have rolled this far.

Can a Carbon Tax Work Without Hurting the Economy? Ask British Columbia

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Five years in, BC’s carbon tax has successfully reduced greenhouse gas emissions in a stable economy.

Richard M. Daley Wants to Make Your City More Sustainable

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A Q&A with the former long-time Chicago mayor.

Climate Study Predicts a Watery Future for New York, Boston and Miami

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Study shows that 1,700 places in the United States are at greater risk of rising sea levels than previously thought.

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