Flood Zone Foolishness

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Politicians from disaster-prone states lead the fight against real disaster reforms.

A Map of History’s Biggest Greenhouse Gas Polluters

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See the countries responsible for the bulk of emissions since 1971.

Another Firm That Evaluated Keystone For State Department Had Ties To TransCanada

Construction of the southern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline. Jim West/ZUMA

ICF International argued that its work with the pipeline company didn’t pose an organizational conflict of interest.

Dirty Money: From Rockefeller to Koch

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Catholic University’s decision to accept $1 million from the Charles Koch Foundation to support the study of “principled entrepreneurship” is like a modern-day reenactment of 1905′s “tainted money affair.”

Australian Surfers Told To Expect Fewer Large Waves

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Researchers say greenhouse gases will reduce the number of storms that generate big swells by 40 percent.

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