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The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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December 23, 2013

Global Warming Will Intensify Drought, Says New Study

A new paper concludes droughts will probably set in more quickly and become more intense.

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Courtesy Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance
December 19, 2013

A Glitter-Covered Banner Got These Protesters Arrested for Staging a Bioterror Hoax

Energy giants have lobbied police to treat environmental activists like potential terrorists. Looks like it’s working.

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December 19, 2013

Oil and Dolphins Don’t Mix

Study: Dolphins In Louisiana’s Barataria Bay Are Much Sicker After the BP Oil Spill.

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December 10, 2013

Newly Discovered Greenhouse Gas ’7,000 Times More Powerful Than CO2′

Perfluorotributylamine is an unregulated, long-living industrial chemical that breaks all records for potential climate impacts.

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A group of Emperor penguin adults make their way across sea ice in Terre Adélie in East Antarctica. The seabirds rely on sea ice for breeding and raising their young, but declines in sea ice from warmer temperature may be affecting all colony by the end of the century. Courtesy Stephanie Jenouvrier
June 30, 2014

Our Inability To Deal With Climate Change Is Going to Kill the Penguins

Many Antarctic Emperor penguin colonies could decline by more than half in less than a century.

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June 24, 2014

These Maps Show How Many Brutally Hot Days You Will Suffer When You’re Old

Sorry, millennials. Your golden years are going to be really sweaty.

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Oil covers the ground after a 2010 well blowout near Cheyenne, Wyoming. The state leads the nation for uninspected wells on federal land. (The inspection status of this particular well is unknown.) AP
June 23, 2014

There Are 1,401 Uninspected High-Risk Oil and Gas Wells.

The government is failing to conduct key safety inspections on new oil and gas wells on federal and Native American land.

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June 20, 2014

Here’s What the Battle Over Iraqi Oil Means for America

President Obama says energy is playing a role in America’s response to the crisis.

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