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Tom Selleck
July 9, 2015

Tom Selleck Cast as Villain of California Drought in Lawsuit Alleging Water Theft

Actor who has made career playing virtuous characters accused in lawsuit of delivering water to 60-acre ranch in defiance of cease-and-desist orders.

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June 18, 2015

Pope Francis Calls for Urgent Action to Fight Climate Change

“We need a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet.”

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giulio napolitano/Shutterstock
June 18, 2015

He May Be Pope, But That Doesn’t Mean He Can Stop Climate Change

Liberals should think twice before wishing that American Catholics would take their political cues from the pope.

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Norman Kuring/NASA
June 18, 2015

Pope Francis: Humans Are Turning the Earth Into an “Immense Pile of Filth”

An excerpt from the pope’s encyclical on climate change, the environment and inequality.

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rich water lawyer
June 17, 2015

Want To Get Rich? Become a Water Lawyer in California

California regulators are finally trying to fix the state’s insane water rights system. So now they’re going to get sued.

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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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Polar bears approach the submarine USS Honolulu near the North Pole. US Navy Photo By Chief Yeoman/ZUMA
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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