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March 11, 2014

Dirty Money: From Rockefeller to Koch

Catholic University’s decision to accept $1 million from the Charles Koch Foundation to support the study of “principled entrepreneurship” is like a modern-day reenactment of 1905′s “tainted money affair.”

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March 11, 2014

Australian Surfers Told To Expect Fewer Large Waves

Researchers say greenhouse gases will reduce the number of storms that generate big swells by 40 percent.

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March 10, 2014

Public Transit Usage Is at Its Highest Level in More than Fifty Years

More than 10.65 billion passenger trips were taken last year.

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March 10, 2014

Democrat Senators to Stage All-Night Session of Climate Change Speeches

More than two dozen Democratic senators will take to the floor to show their commitment to tackling climate change.

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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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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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