Climate Change Is the Biggest Threat in the Pacific, Says Top U.S. Admiral

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Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III is no smelly hippie.

Coal Power Plants Are Killing Thousands in Europe: Report

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China isn’t the only place with smog problems these days.

How NASA Scientists Are Turning L.A. into One Big Climate-Change Lab

Ben Amstutz/Flickr

From airborne to chemicals to sunshine itself, measuring change in the West Coast’s biggest city.

Australia’s Record-Breaking Hottest Summer

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January was the hottest month since records began in 1910 – it’s getting hotter, and extreme heat is happening more often.

The Next Big Thing in Energy: Decentralization

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Keep your eyes out for the democratization of power in 2013.

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