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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

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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March 17, 2014

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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March 12, 2014

Can This Coal Plant Save the Climate?

Step inside the project that could be the key to Obama’s climate legacy… or a multibillion-dollar boondoggle.

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March 10, 2014

What the Ukraine Crisis Means for the Energy Industry

Four ways that energy politics are shaping the standoff with Russia.

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