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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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April 30, 2014

Supreme Court’s Pollution Ruling “a Victory for Obama Administration’

Top court’s decision on EPA’s powers means about 1,000 power plants will have to adopt new pollution controls.

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April 30, 2014

Is Oil Money Turning the NRA Against Hunters?

Two new reports examine how America’s “number-one hunter’s organization” takes oil money and lobbies for anti-conservationist policies most hunters oppose.

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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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