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May 9, 2014

As Earth Warms, West Nile Spreads

The virus took the U.S. by surprise. Thanks to climate change, it’s here to stay. 

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May 9, 2014

White House Solar Panels Power Up

Barack Obama unveils new solar expansion plans as officials confirm White House panels are now operational.

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President Barack Obama wipes sweat from his head during a speech on climate change, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Georgetown University in Washington. Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy production on federal property. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 5, 2014

Climate Change is Clear and Present Danger, Says Landmark US Report

National Climate Assessment, to be launched at White House on Tuesday, says effects of climate change are now being felt.

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May 5, 2014

What Happens to Fido When Fracking Comes to Town?

Hold on to your gerbils, folks, this is going to be a bumpy ride.

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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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Oil covers the ground after a 2010 well blowout near Cheyenne, Wyoming. The state leads the nation for uninspected wells on federal land. (The inspection status of this particular well is unknown.) AP
June 23, 2014

There Are 1,401 Uninspected High-Risk Oil and Gas Wells.

The government is failing to conduct key safety inspections on new oil and gas wells on federal and Native American land.

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June 20, 2014

Here’s What the Battle Over Iraqi Oil Means for America

President Obama says energy is playing a role in America’s response to the crisis.

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