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The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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November 19, 2013

Google Prods a Coal-Fired Utility Into Making Money on Green Power

North Carolina’s Duke Energy wants to sell renewable energy directly to power-hogging companies like Google. 

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November 18, 2013

Feds: Exxon Ignored Safety Risks in Lead-up to 210,000 Gallon Oil Spill

Regulators proposed a $2.66 million fine for Exxon, saying the company could have prevented the crude oil spill that hit an Arkansas neighborhood this March.

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November 18, 2013

Coal Summit in Warsaw Confronted by Climate Activists – and Science

The Polish government’s decision to host an event promoting the coal industry  during the UN talks is facing a backlash.

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November 18, 2013

Australia Slides Down to Bottom on Climate Change Performance Index

Country’s growing greenhouse gas emissions draw criticism of ‘anti-climate’ influence at UN climate talks in Warsaw

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November 12, 2013

The Supertyphoon and the Warming Globe

Did climate change turn Haiyan into a monster?

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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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Fire crews burn out an area at the Shirley Fire near Lake Isabella, Calif., on Sunday. Stuart Palley/ZUMA
June 17, 2014

This Is How Much America Spends Putting Out Wildfires

As California burns, the way the feds fight wildfires doesn’t jibe with the reality of climate change.

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