Al Gore says Obama Must Veto ‘Atrocity’ of Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

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Former vice-president says oil pipeline is ‘really a losing proposition’ and demands climate plan promised at inauguration.

United Airlines Buys Big Into Biofuels

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Could the move help clean up a notoriously dirty industry?

Gulf Oil Wells Have Been Leaking Since 2004 Hurricane

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Why isn’t anything being done about it?

Methane Leaks Could Negate Climate Benefits of US Natural Gas Boom: Report

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Reduction in carbon emissions triggered by America’s shift from coal to gas is being offset by a sharp rise in methane.

The Arctic Ice “Death Spiral”

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Despite what deniers claim, the volume of ice is going down, down, down.

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