US Cars Creeping Toward Decent MPG Standard

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Baby steps, people.

Australian and EU Carbon Markets to be Linked

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Deal connecting two international markets from 2015 will create the world’s biggest emissions trading system.

New York’s Fracking War


Activists rally in Albany; Bloomberg tries to make fracking cleaner.

Arctic Ice Shatters Melt Record


There’s less ice than ever before, and it’s still disappearing.

America Hit With Record Devastation From Wildfires


Seven million acres burned so far this year.


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