The Top Five Things Voters Need to Know About Conservatives and Climate Change

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Forget everything else: here’s the important stuff.

GOP Ally of Big Coal Smears Environmental Activist with Kiddie Porn Accusation

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The tactic of a Colorado congressman, whose ties to the coal industry run deep, may be less surprising than it is brazen.

BP Demands Scientist Emails in Gulf Oil Spill Lawsuit

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What effect does drawing scientists into legal battles have on how science is conducted?

Electricity Supply Vulnerable to Climate Change

Nuclear power plant, France: Stefan Kühn via Wikimedia Commons

Will lower, warmer rivers still be able to keep power plants cool?

Race to Map Africa’s Forgotten Glaciers Before They Melt Away

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A team of scientists and photographers aims to document the Earth’s threatened and fading glaciers.

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