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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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September 10, 2014

How Hillary Clinton’s State Department Sold Fracking to the World

A trove of secret documents details the US government’s global push for shale gas.

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John Tesvich slices open oysters on the deck of his boat, the "Croatian Pride". Tim McDonnell/Climate Desk
September 10, 2014

The Gulf Is Still So Far From Recovering. Just Ask This Oyster Farmer.

Gulf coast ecosystems were supposed to rebound after the BP oil spill. They haven’t.

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September 10, 2014

This Legendary Accounting Firm Just Ran the Numbers on Climate Change

We’re 20 years away from catastrophe, says PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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August 29, 2014

Why Coal Is (Still) Worse Than Fracking and Cow Burps

Geoscientist Raymond Pierrehumbert argues that carbon dioxide is always worse than shorter-lived pollutants like methane.

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