Mitt Romney’s Winners and Losers


Debunking the GOP candidate’s favorite energy catchphrase.

Some GMO Cheerleaders Also Deny Climate Change


The scientific consensus around climate change and the one around GMOs are less alike than they appear.

Deepwater Horizon Pipe ‘Responsible for New Oil Slick in Gulf of Mexico’


BP and Transocean to submit clean-up operation, after scientists link three-mile oil slick to Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Arctic Sea Ice Shrunk to a Record Low, So Why Is Antarctica’s Setting Record Highs?


The countervailing effects don’t cancel each other out. They’re both signs of the changes we are bringing to the planet.

Pennsylvania Fracking Law Opens Up Drilling on College Campuses

jimmywayne/Flickr; Tim McDonnell

The state’s latest grab for Marcellus Shale money could turn some colleges into industrial zones.


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