The Arctic Ice “Death Spiral”

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

Would Hillary and Norgay Recognize Mount Everest?

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After an embarrassing mistake, climate scientists get solid, scary information about melting Himalayan glaciers.

Cutting Carbon Dioxide Isn’t Enough

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We have to invest in technology to remove the CO2 already in the atmosphere.

It Doesn’t Matter If We Never Run Out of Oil: We Won’t Want to Burn It Anymore

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Like whale oil in the 1860s, oil today has become uncompetitive — even at low prices — and that will only become truer with time.

One Family’s Great Escape

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Part one of a series on America’s first climate refugees.

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