Bernie Sanders Wants DOJ to Investigate “Potential Fraud” by Exxon Over Climate Research

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The presidential candidate argued the company’s actions could “qualify as a violation of federal law.”

Canada’s New Prime Minister May Be a Liberal—But He Still Loves the Keystone Pipeline

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Justin Trudeau is better on climate than Stephen Harper. But he’s no Barack Obama.

Solar Isn’t the Only Thing That’s Getting Cheaper. So Is Fracking.


Markets won’t break the grip of fossil fuels. That’s why we need government action.

3 Reasons Why Bernie Sanders Is Being Overly Pessimistic About Climate Action

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The world can’t wait for campaign finance reform. And it doesn’t have to.

The Drought Is Making California Mudslides Even Worse


Here’s why El Niño, wildfires, and drought are such a dangerous combination.

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