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The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

subway
February 12, 2015

Why Can’t Public Transit Be Free?

The main goal of transportation that costs riders nothing—getting people out of their cars—can’t be achieved by eliminating fares.

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romney
January 20, 2015

Mitt Romney Shifts His Position on Climate Change—Again

He made global warming a punch line in his 2012 nomination speech. Now he says it’s a “major problem.”

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January 20, 2015

Climate Hawks Are Not Impressed by Obama’s Methane Plan

Environmental groups say the new emissions rules don’t go far enough.

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January 20, 2015

Forget the Oil Industry’s Methane. Obama Should Crack Down on Cows Instead.

The president shouldn’t have started his war on methane with the fossil fuels sector.

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Ilmicrofono Oggiono /Flickr
January 20, 2015

West Virginia Will Let Schools Teach the Truth About Climate Change After All

State officials tried to add global warming skepticism to the curriculum. Now they’ve reversed course.

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Charlie Neibergall/AP
May 21, 2015

This Is Mike Huckabee’s Brain on Ethanol

The GOP hopeful just can’t seem to make up his mind on whether biofuels are good or bad.

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A wood frog lays eggs on a pond surface. Many frogs like this are breeding earlier in the spring because of climate change. Mark Urban
May 5, 2015

We’re in the Process of Decimating 1 in 6 Species on Earth

The extinction rate is rising rapidly, a new study finds. And climate change is to blame.

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Firefighters battled a pair of brush fires in Granada Hills, Calif., on Monday. David Crane/AP
May 5, 2015

California’s Fire Season Is Shaping Up to Be a “Disaster”

It’s already looking bad, and it’s going to get worse.

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