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May 9, 2014

Republicans Portray Obama Climate Push As A Distraction

Three members of the Senate’s GOP leadership were not impressed, suggesting Obama was wasting time and effort.

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Wikimedia Commons
May 9, 2014

As Earth Warms, West Nile Spreads

The virus took the U.S. by surprise. Thanks to climate change, it’s here to stay. 

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May 9, 2014

White House Solar Panels Power Up

Barack Obama unveils new solar expansion plans as officials confirm White House panels are now operational.

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President Barack Obama wipes sweat from his head during a speech on climate change, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Georgetown University in Washington. Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy production on federal property. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 5, 2014

Climate Change is Clear and Present Danger, Says Landmark US Report

National Climate Assessment, to be launched at White House on Tuesday, says effects of climate change are now being felt.

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Lenin
December 2, 2014

Science Says Your Baby Is a Socialist

Psychologist Paul Bloom discusses the moral lives of children.

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Delegates to the UN climate summit in Lima, Peru, listen to opening remarks this morning. Paolo Aguilar/ZUMA
December 1, 2014

Climate Negotiators Are Working on History’s Most Important Mad Lib

This week in Peru, delegates are creating the framework for a deal to fight global warming. Next year, they’ll fill in the blanks.

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December 1, 2014

Will Obama Pull the Plug on Wind Energy?

The president has threatened to veto a tax package that includes a lifeline for wind.

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December 1, 2014

Even Global Warming Can’t Convince Republicans That Global Warming Exists

Polling data suggests that even when the heat is on, political ideology outweighs facts.

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