Is There Even Less Arctic Sea Ice Than the Satellites Show?


Only 350 miles from the north pole, possibly 50% of the sea is covered in ice, yet data says there is ice cover at this latitude.

What Obama Would Do on Climate in a Second Term

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Former energy czar: “We will see a sector-by-sector approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.”

Rising Number of Top Firms Believe Climate Change is Threat to Business


Carbon Disclosure Project reports companies acknowledge risk but are not doing enough to cut emissions.

On Natural Gas, Green Groups Can’t Make Up Their Minds


National environmental organizations’ embrace of gas has anti-fracking groups hopping mad.

How Crowdfunding Could Make Community Power a Reality


Want to make solar happen? Get the crowd behind it.


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