5 Ways Monsanto Wants to Profit Off Climate Change

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The agriculture giant has a variety solutions for mitigating and adapting to global warming. Global warming could mean big business for controversial agriculture giant Monsanto, which announced last week it was purchasing the climate change-oriented startup Climate Corporation for $930 million. Agriculture, which uses roughly 40 percent of the world’s land, will be deeply affected [...]

Get Ready for Record Temperatures…for the Rest of Your Life


In 35 years, US cities consistently will be hotter than their hottest year on record.

Campaign Against Fossil Fuels Growing, Says Study


Investors being persuaded to take their money out of fossil fuel sector, according to University of Oxford study.

Splitsville for Obama and His Chief Climate Adviser

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Heather Zichal’s announcement comes just months after she finished crafting the president’s new climate plan.

Under Obama, U.S. Leads the World in Oil and Gas Production

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The US has been closing ranks on Russia since 2008.


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