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Irrigation in California's San Joaquin Valley GomezDavid/iStock
March 18, 2015

Overpumping of Groundwater Is Contributing to Global Sea Level Rise

Drilling for water could account for as much as 7 percent of sea level rise.

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March 18, 2015

Why We Should Talk About Geoengineering Even If We Never Do It

“By talking about geoengineering, I get more people interested in talking about climate change.”

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March 17, 2015

Obama: It’s ‘Disturbing’ That a Climate Change Denier Chairs Senate Environmental Committee

He’s referring to GOP Sen. James Inhofe, who used a snowball to disprove global warming.

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April 9, 2015

These Maps Show Why We Keep Electing Climate Change Deniers

In 58 percent of congressional districts, majorities don’t believe we’re causing global warming.

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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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