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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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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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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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This coal-fired power plant in Indiana is owned by Duke Energy, which has the biggest carbon footprint of any power company in the country. Duke Energy/Flickr
July 14, 2015

America’s Dirtiest Power Companies, Ranked

A new report says carbon pollution from the power sector is declining, but not fast enough.

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Jeremy Kerr/Science
July 10, 2015

Here’s Why All the Bees Are Dying

Bees are essential for life as we know it, but we’re wiping them out.

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Julie Jacobson/AP
July 8, 2015

Solar Power Is Mostly for the Affluent. Here’s Obama’s Plan to Spread the Wealth Around.

Low-income households account for less than 5 percent of rooftop solar power.

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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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