US Climate Envoy Pooh-Poohs 2 Degree Goal


Why stop at 2 degrees of warming?

Mitt Romney Confirms He Would End US Wind Power Subsidies


Mitt Romney and Barack Obama draw up battle lines over US wind farm tax credits.

6 Ways California Is Planning to Adapt to Climate Change

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North Carolina is dealing with sea level rise by banning science. California is doing something else: actually making plans. 

The Rare Earth Riches Buried Beneath Greenland’s Vast Ice Sheet

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Small group of 17 elements is in extraordinary demand, but potential wealth must be balanced against environmental responsibilities.

Why the Military is Trying to Reduce its Fossil Fuel Use

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The military understands the importance of reliable renewable energy. Why doesn’t the GOP?


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