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The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife/Wikimedia Commons
January 20, 2015

Hateful Little Cannibal Squirrels Could Help California Drought

Farmers hate Belding’s ground squirrels. But they may be an essential piece of the state’s ecosystems.

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January 20, 2015

Stanford Professors Urge Withdrawal From Fossil Fuel Investments

Faculty members call on university to recognize urgency of climate change and divest from all oil, coal and gas companies.

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coal truck
January 20, 2015

Leave Fossil Fuels Buried to Prevent Climate Change, Study Urges

New research identifies which reserves must not be burned to keep global temperature rise under 2 degrees Celsius.

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Inhofe
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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