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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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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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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

September 2, 2015

Coal Companies Are Dying While Their Execs Grab More Cash

The industry is collapsing, but its corporate bigwigs are doing just fine.

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Tim McDonnell/Climate Desk
August 26, 2015

Will New Orleans Survive the Next Katrina?

Take a bird’s-eye tour of the $50 billion battle to save Louisiana.

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Gateway Technical College/Flickr
August 3, 2015

Scott Walker Thinks Obama’s Climate Plan Will Jack Up Your Electric Bill. He’s Wrong.

Here’s why the president’s plan isn’t a job-killing monstrosity.

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Allen Eyestone/ZUMA
August 3, 2015

President Obama Just Finalized His Plan to Fight Climate Change

The EPA’s new rules will crack down on emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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