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The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

subway
February 12, 2015

Why Can’t Public Transit Be Free?

The main goal of transportation that costs riders nothing—getting people out of their cars—can’t be achieved by eliminating fares.

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romney
January 20, 2015

Mitt Romney Shifts His Position on Climate Change—Again

He made global warming a punch line in his 2012 nomination speech. Now he says it’s a “major problem.”

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January 20, 2015

Climate Hawks Are Not Impressed by Obama’s Methane Plan

Environmental groups say the new emissions rules don’t go far enough.

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tarczas/Thinkstock
January 20, 2015

Forget the Oil Industry’s Methane. Obama Should Crack Down on Cows Instead.

The president shouldn’t have started his war on methane with the fossil fuels sector.

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January 20, 2015

West Virginia Will Let Schools Teach the Truth About Climate Change After All

State officials tried to add global warming skepticism to the curriculum. Now they’ve reversed course.

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Firefighters battled a pair of brush fires in Granada Hills, Calif., on Monday. David Crane/AP
May 5, 2015

California’s Fire Season Is Shaping Up to Be a “Disaster”

It’s already looking bad, and it’s going to get worse.

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2013. Japan Pool/ZUMA
May 5, 2015

How the Fukushima Disaster Crippled Japan’s Climate Plans

Japan’s climate strategy is broken. Can President Obama help fix it?

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Pope Francis
April 29, 2015

Good Luck Going After the Pope, Climate Deniers

The Heartland Institute went on a pilgrimage to Rome to offer a “prebuttal” to the Vatican’s climate summit.

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