IPCC chair Rajendra Pachauri resigns

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High profile head of the UN’s climate science panel steps down and denies charges of sexually harassing a 29-year-old female researcher.

The Cost of Clean Coal

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A Mississippi power plant promises to create clean energy from our dirtiest fuel. But it will come at a price.

Scientists Bash EPA’s Take On Burning Wood For Power

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Is biomass really carbon-neutral?

Scott Walker’s Budget Includes $250,000 To Study ‘Wind Energy System-Related Health Issues’

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Previous studies have found no link between wind farms and increased health problems.

Harvard is Buying Up Vineyards in Drought-Ridden California Wine Country

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The university’s massive investment fund has invested millions in a parched growing region.

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