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The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

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March 18, 2014

A Map of History’s Biggest Greenhouse Gas Polluters

See the countries responsible for the bulk of emissions since 1971.

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Construction of the southern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline. Jim West/ZUMA
March 13, 2014

Another Firm That Evaluated Keystone For State Department Had Ties To TransCanada

ICF International argued that its work with the pipeline company didn’t pose an organizational conflict of interest.

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March 11, 2014

Dirty Money: From Rockefeller to Koch

Catholic University’s decision to accept $1 million from the Charles Koch Foundation to support the study of “principled entrepreneurship” is like a modern-day reenactment of 1905′s “tainted money affair.”

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March 11, 2014

Australian Surfers Told To Expect Fewer Large Waves

Researchers say greenhouse gases will reduce the number of storms that generate big swells by 40 percent.

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March 10, 2014

Public Transit Usage Is at Its Highest Level in More than Fifty Years

More than 10.65 billion passenger trips were taken last year.

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A man in Sparks, Oklahoma, picks through rubble from his home following an earthquake in 2011. Sue Ogrocki/AP
April 6, 2015

The Link Between Fracking and Oklahoma’s Quakes Keeps Getting Stronger

The number of quakes has exploded alongside the gas boom, yet officials say the events are “natural.”

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April 6, 2015

Scientists Are Arguing About When, Exactly, Humans Started to Rule the Planet

A new study argues it happened all the way back when we invented farming.

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A fracking rig in Pennsylvania. Charles Mostoller/ZUMA
April 6, 2015

Is Your Local Fracking Company Breaking the Rules? You’ll Probably Never Know

Just three states have readily accessible databases of violations by oil and gas companies.

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