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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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Chairman Rajendra K. Pachauri speaks at the 2009 session of the IPCC. Johannes P. Christo/ZUMA
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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July 7, 2014

We Are Making Ebola Outbreaks Worse By Cutting Down Forests

Epidemiologists explain how human activity helps spread the deadly virus in West Africa.

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July 1, 2014

What You Need to Know About the Coming Jellyfish Apocalypse

Calling all swimmers! Here’s how to coexist with our gelatinous friends.

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A group of Emperor penguin adults make their way across sea ice in Terre Adélie in East Antarctica. The seabirds rely on sea ice for breeding and raising their young, but declines in sea ice from warmer temperature may be affecting all colony by the end of the century. Courtesy Stephanie Jenouvrier
June 30, 2014

Our Inability To Deal With Climate Change Is Going to Kill the Penguins

Many Antarctic Emperor penguin colonies could decline by more than half in less than a century.

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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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