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Rand Paul
April 7, 2015

Rand Paul Is No Moderate on Global Warming

The latest GOP presidential candidate is “not sure anybody exactly knows why” the climate is changing.

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windfarm
April 7, 2015

Texas City Opts For 100% Renewable Energy–to Save Cash, Not the Planet

Georgetown, Texas, decision not about going green:”‘I’m probably the furthest thing from an Al Gore clone you could find,” says city official.

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Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/AP
April 7, 2015

Climate-Skeptic US Senator Given Funds By BP Political Action Committee

Senator Jim Inhofe, who opposes climate change regulation, has received $10,000 from PAC funded by donations from US staff at oil group.

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beetles
April 7, 2015

Bark Beetles Are Decimating Our Forests. That Might Actually Be a Good Thing.

They gobble up trees and send politicians into a frenzy. But do the bugs know more about climate change than we do?

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Irrigation in California's San Joaquin Valley GomezDavid/iStock
March 18, 2015

Overpumping of Groundwater Is Contributing to Global Sea Level Rise

Drilling for water could account for as much as 7 percent of sea level rise.

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More Climate Desk Features

NASA; Dennis Van Tine/ZUMA
July 14, 2015

Ted Cruz Is Really Excited About Pluto. So Why Does He Want to Cripple NASA?

The GOP presidential hopeful wants to learn more about faraway worlds. Our planet, not so much.

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This coal-fired power plant in Indiana is owned by Duke Energy, which has the biggest carbon footprint of any power company in the country. Duke Energy/Flickr
July 14, 2015

America’s Dirtiest Power Companies, Ranked

A new report says carbon pollution from the power sector is declining, but not fast enough.

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Jeremy Kerr/Science
July 10, 2015

Here’s Why All the Bees Are Dying

Bees are essential for life as we know it, but we’re wiping them out.

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Julie Jacobson/AP
July 8, 2015

Solar Power Is Mostly for the Affluent. Here’s Obama’s Plan to Spread the Wealth Around.

Low-income households account for less than 5 percent of rooftop solar power.

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