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

A mountaintop removal coal mining site in West Virginia. nrdc_media/Flickr

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


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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