The Southwest’s Forests May Never Recover from Megafires

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“Abnormal” fire risks have become the new normal.

Dangerous Global Warming Could be Reversed, Say Scientists

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A combination of burning trees for energy and capturing and storing carbon dioxide could offset and even reverse emissions.

The One Issue Republicans and Democrats Can Agree On

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Ethanol is insane, and politicians outside the Beltway are finally fighting it.

Illinois Town Bans Stripping Because of Fracking

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How one small town is bracing for the gold rush.

A Clear View of Alaska

NASA

And maybe our future.

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