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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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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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January 20, 2015

Hateful Little Cannibal Squirrels Could Help California Drought

Farmers hate Belding’s ground squirrels. But they may be an essential piece of the state’s ecosystems.

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Susan Walsh/AP
June 18, 2015

We Asked Climate Deniers What They Think of the Pope. Here’s What They Said.

Pope Francis is calling for action on global warming, and skeptics like James Inhofe aren’t happy.

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Alex Brandon/AP
June 16, 2015

13 Tweets That Definitively Prove That Donald Trump Is Not a Scientist

The reality-TV star has a long history of firing the facts.

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Charlie Neibergall/AP
June 15, 2015

Think the Climate Debate Is Settled? Jeb Bush Says You’re “Arrogant”

You’ll be shocked to learn that the former Florida governor is “not a scientist.”

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May 21, 2015

Exclusive: The CIA Is Shuttering a Secretive Climate Research Program

Scientists used the Medea program to study how global warming could worsen conflict. Now that project has come to an end.

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