US Cars Creeping Toward Decent MPG Standard

Tom Raftery/Flickr

Baby steps, people.

Australian and EU Carbon Markets to be Linked

mr. toaster; Niccolò Caranti/Flickr

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

New York’s Fracking War

citizenactionny/Flickr

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

Arctic Ice Shatters Melt Record

NASA

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

America Hit With Record Devastation From Wildfires

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Seven million acres burned so far this year.

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