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The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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October 8, 2013

Why Big Coal’s Export Terminals Could be Even Worse Than the Keystone XL Pipeline

Proposed Northwest coal ports could have a bigger climate impact—with local pollution to boot.

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October 2, 2013

What the Scopes Trial Teaches Us About Climate-Change Denial

The Tennessee courtroom battle showed what can happen when big business joins forces with religious faith.

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September 26, 2013

WTF is the IPCC?

About the top cat, the big cheese, the heavyweight champion of the world community of climate experts.

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September 11, 2013

Chart: Virgin America falls below the industry average on fuel performance standards

Virgin planes produced more greenhouse gas emissions per passenger than other domestic US carriers in 2010, report finds.

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September 11, 2013

50 Years After Its Discovery, Acid Rain Has Lessons for Climate Change

  In the 1980s, the dying red spruce trees of New England—many of them taller than eight-story buildings and more than three centuries old—furnished frightening proof of the power of acid rain. The trees were seen as a canary in the coal mine, and it was easy to imagine the ensuing consequences for the forest at [...]

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March 21, 2014

Now You Can Get Solar Panels at Best Buy

The latest sign of solar’s move into the mainstream is at retail stores in five states.

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One Reason It May Be Harder to Find Flight 370: We Messed Up the Currents

How climate change factors into the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

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Charts: How Dangerous Are the Gas Pipes Under Your City?

America’s aging gas network is big and getting bigger. Why that could be bad for you and the climate.

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What These Historical Kings and Marauders Can Teach Our Leaders About Climate Change

Never fight a land war in Asia—unless the climate is on your side.

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