For PA’s Doctors, a Gag Order on Fracking Chemicals


A new provision could forbid the state’s doctors from sharing information with patients exposed to toxic fracking solutions.

Tennessee Passes Anti-Climate, Anti-Evolution ‘Education’ Bill


New rules allow teachers to decide whether climate change is taught as science or BS.

Keystone XL Pipeline: Obama to Oil Progress as Pump Prices Rise


On two-day energy tour, POTUS is expected to hasten building of southern section of tar sands line out of Canada.

Mike Daisey, Climate, and Greater Truths

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David Roberts on how Daisey’s brand of storytelling, properly framed, could help advance the story of our changing climate.

Mark Ruffalo, The Incredible Hunk

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Unscrupulous gas drillers make “The Avengers” star angry. You wouldn’t like him when he’s angry.


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