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February 13, 2015

Harvard is Buying Up Vineyards in Drought-Ridden California Wine Country

The university’s massive investment fund has invested millions in a parched growing region.

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February 12, 2015

Why Can’t Public Transit Be Free?

The main goal of transportation that costs riders nothing—getting people out of their cars—can’t be achieved by eliminating fares.

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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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December 23, 2015

How 19 Big-Name Corporations Plan to Make Money Off the Climate Crisis

Think weapons, air conditioners, and ice cream, for starters.

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December 23, 2015

Here’s a Video Showing the Very Worst Anti-Science Bullshit of 2015

Snowballs, witch-hunts, and a big measles outbreak.

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December 22, 2015

The Republican Primary Just Got a Little Less Sane

Lindsey Graham was one of the few Republicans contenders with a reasonable position on climate change. He just dropped out.

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